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A Rainbow of Gangs: Street Cultures in the Mega-City

James Diego Vigil ; foreword by Joan W. Moore
Format
Book
Published
Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, c2002.
Language
English
Variant Title
Street cultures in the mega-city
ISBN
0292787480 (cloth : alk. paper), 0292787499 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Looking at gangs cross-culturally
  • Mexican Americans in the barrios of Los Angeles
  • "I just wanted to act loco" : Puppet's story
  • Blacks in Los Angeles : from Central Avenue to South Central Los Angeles
  • "I noticed the problem but never had the cure" : Mookie's story
  • Vietnamese in Southern California
  • "You couldn't hang by yourself" : Huc's story
  • Salvadorans in Los Angeles : the Pico-Union area
  • "Where Is My Father?" : Arturo's story
  • Charting a new future for urban youth.
Description
xviii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [188]-209) and index.
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