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Author Vigil, James Diego, 1938-

Title The projects [electronic resource] : gang and non-gang families in East Los Angeles / James Diego Vigil ; foreword by Thomas S. Weisner.

Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 239 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-225) and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Gangs -- California -- Los Angeles.
Gang members -- Family relationships -- California -- Los Angeles.
Poor families -- California -- Los Angeles.
Public housing -- California -- Los Angeles.
Pico Gardens (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Social conditions.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780292717305 (cloth : alk. paper)
029271730X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780292717312 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0292717318 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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