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Author Levenson-Estrada, Deborah, author

Title Adiós niño : the gangs of Guatemala city and the politics of death / Deborah T. Levenson
Published Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 183 pages) : illustrations
Contents The rise and fall of tomorrow -- Death and politics, 1950s-2000s -- 1980s: The gangs to live for -- 1990s and beyond: The gangs to die for -- Democracy and lock-up -- Opening ending
The rise and fall of tomorrow -- Politics and death -- The gangs to live for -- The gangs to die for -- Democracy and lock up -- Opening ending
Summary This ethnohistory examines how the Guatemalan gangs that emerged from the country's strong populist movement in the 1980s had become perpetrators of nihilist violence by the early 2000s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gang members -- Guatemala -- Guatemala
Gangs -- Political aspects -- Guatemala -- Guatemala
Gangs -- Guatemala -- Guatemala -- History
Juvenile delinquency -- Guatemala -- Guatemala
Problem youth -- Guatemala -- Guatemala
Gang members
Gäng -- historia.
Gäng -- politiska aspekter.
Juvenile delinquency
Problem youth
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
Social conditions.
TRUE CRIME -- Organized Crime.
Guatemala (Guatemala) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Guatemala -- Guatemala
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822395622