Includes bibliographical references (p. -225) and index.
Introduction -- Rationale and methods -- A history of the Cuatro Flats barrio gang -- The gang subculture: change and continuity -- The Pico Gardens clique -- A gang life -- Cholas in the world of gangs -- Why children either avoid or affiliate with gangs -- Families not involved with gangs -- A closer look at gang-affiliated families -- Gang prevention and intervention strategies over time -- Conclusion and recommendations.
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