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Real Gangstas: Legitimacy, Reputation, and Violence in the Intergang Environment

Timothy R. Lauger
Format
Book
Published
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012.
Language
English
Series
Critical issues in crime and society
ISBN
9780813553733 (hbk. : alk. paper), 0813553733 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9780813553740 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0813553741 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780813553757 (e-book), 081355375X (e-book)
Contents
  • Gangs and their environments
  • Joining a gang
  • The dilution narrative : an understanding that some gang members are not "real"
  • The paradox of legitimacy
  • Known in Naptown
  • Teenage gossip and the presentation of self
  • The violent encounter
  • Hope, intervention, and tragedy.
Description
viii, 253 p. : map ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-245) and index.
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