Dead End Kids: Gang Girls and the Boys They Know

Dead End Kids: Gang Girls and the Boys They Know

by Mark S. Fleisher
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0299158845

ISBN-13: 9780299158842

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

Dead End Kids exposes both the depravity and the humanity in gang life through the eyes of a teenaged girl named Cara, a member of a Kansas City gang. In this shocking yet compassionate account, Mark Fleisher shows how gang girls’ lives are shaped by poverty, family disorganization, and parental neglect.

Overview

Dead End Kids exposes both the depravity and the humanity in gang life through the eyes of a teenaged girl named Cara, a member of a Kansas City gang. In this shocking yet compassionate account, Mark Fleisher shows how gang girls’ lives are shaped by poverty, family disorganization, and parental neglect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299158842
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
1
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 3(10)
1. The Call
13(2)
2. Fremont Hustlers
15(24)
3. Inside
39(20)
4. Families
59(12)
5. Dark Side
71(15)
6. Misery
86(12)
7. 5403 Smart: The Northeast Gangstas
98(20)
8. The Arrest
118(12)
9. Borderline
130(35)
10. Wrong Side
165(22)
11. Miscarriage
187(15)
12. Pregnant Again
202(3)
13. A Look Back
205(5)
14. Gang Girls, Gang Babies
210(16)
15. Street Ethnography: Methods, Ethics, and Politics
226(27)
Notes 253(22)
Index 275

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