The Global Impact of Gangs

@inproceedings{Hagedorn2005TheGI,
  title={The Global Impact of Gangs},
  author={John M. Hagedorn},
  year={2005}
}
The American study of gangs can no longer start and stop with local conditions but today must also be rooted in a global context. Studying gangs is important because of unprecedented world urbanization, the retreat of the state under the pressure of neoliberal policies, the strengthening of cultural resistance identities, including fundamentalist religion, nationalism, and hip-hop culture, the valorization of some urban spaces and marginalization of others, and the institutionalization of gangs… CONTINUE READING

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