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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


Description 1 online resource (xi, 183 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : 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
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 (pages [145]-176) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gangs -- Guatemala -- Guatemala -- History
Gangs -- Political aspects -- Guatemala -- Guatemala
Gang members -- Guatemala -- Guatemala
Juvenile delinquency -- Guatemala -- Guatemala
At-risk youth -- Guatemala -- Guatemala
TRUE CRIME -- Organized Crime.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Gang members
Juvenile delinquency
At-risk youth
Social conditions
Gäng -- historia.
Gäng -- politiska aspekter.
Guatemala (Guatemala) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Guatemala -- Guatemala
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822395621