Table of contents for A world of gangs : armed young men and gangsta culture / John M. Hagedorn ; foreword by Mike Davis.


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I. GLOBALIZING GANGS
I. Ghetto, Favela, and Township: The Worlds Gangs
Live In 3
2. Street Institutions: Why Some Gangs Won't
Go Away ii
3. The Problem with Definitions: The Questionable
Uniqueness of Gangs 23
4. From Chicago to Mumbai: Touring the World
of Gangs 33
II. RACE, SPACE, AND THE POWER OF IDENTITY
5. No Way Out: Demoralization, Racism, and
Resistance Identity  53
6. A Tale of Two Gangs: The Hamburgs and the
Conservative Vice Lords 65
7. Reconsidering Culture: Race, Rap, and Resistance  85
8. Street Wars: Hip-Hop and the Rise of Gangsta
Culture 93
9. Contested Cities: Gentrification and the Ghetto  113



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Gangs