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  • Wrestling the devil: Conversion and exit from Central American gangs.
    Brenneman, Robert (2014)
    Latin American Research Reveiw 49 (special issue): 112-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Gang; Adolescents; Latin America
  • God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery.
    Orozco Flores, Edward (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Studies 2 ministries (one Catholic, one Pentecostal) that facilitates the transition of Latino men from gang to socially integrated life patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Los Angeles; Gang; Gender role; Participant observation; Deviance/social control
  • God's Gangs. Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery.
    Flores, Edward Orozco (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    2008-09 participant observation & interview data show two urban street ministries facilitating a transition by young adult males from street life to conventional life, self-destructive masculine expression to family-centered masculine expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Gang; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Gender role; Latino Americans; Masculinity ideology; Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Body; Catholic, U.S.A.; Criminology; Life histories
  • Jesus and the Gang: Youth Violence and Chistianiy in Urban Honduras.
    Wolseth, Jon (2011)
    Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Honduras; Gang
  • Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America.
    Brenneman, Robert (2011)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on interviews with males who transitioned out of gangs and into Pentecostal religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Gang; Adolescents; Conversion; Pentecostal, Guatemala; Pentecostal, Honduras; Pentecostal, El Salvador
  • Gangs, Sectarianism and Social Capital: A Qualitative Study of Young People in Scotland.
    Deuchar, Ross J., and Chris Holligan (2010)
    Sociology 44:1: 13-30.

    Focus group data fail to make it clear that sectarianism is a factor in territorial boy groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Gang; Great Britain, Scotland, Glasgow; Sectarianism
  • "I am somebody": Barrio Pentecostalism and gendered acculturation among Chicano ex-gang members.
    Flores, Edward Orozco (2009)
    Ethnic and Racia Studies 32:6: 996-1016.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Gender role; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Gang
  • The Stoners: Drugs, Demons, and Delinquency.
    Trostle, Lawrence C. (1992)
    New York: Garland.

    Based on interviews with members of a Los Angeles satanist youth gang.

    Associated Search Terms: Gang; Adolescents; United States, California, Los Angeles; Satanist; Delinquency
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