Youth Violence in Latin America

Gangs and Juvenile Justice in Perspective

  • Editors
  • Gareth A. Jones
  • Dennis Rodgers

Part of the Studies of the Americas book series (STAM)

About this book


This volume provides a systematic overview of the contemporary Latin American youth violence phenomenon. The authors focus specifically on youth gangs, juvenile justice issues, and applied research concerns, providing a rounded and balanced exploration of this increasingly important topic.


gang logic methods violence youth

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-37017-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-10133-3
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