Wild Cowboys: Urban Marauders and the Forces of Order / Edition 1

Wild Cowboys: Urban Marauders and the Forces of Order / Edition 1

by Robert Jackall
     
 

In this bloody urban saga, Robert Jackall tells how New York detectives pieced together a case of drug trafficking, money laundering, and murder, all centered on a vicious gang of Dominican youths known as the Wild Cowboys. Alongside this gripping tale he tells a sobering one--of a society with irreconcilable differences, fraught with self-doubt and moral ambivalence,… See more details below

Overview

In this bloody urban saga, Robert Jackall tells how New York detectives pieced together a case of drug trafficking, money laundering, and murder, all centered on a vicious gang of Dominican youths known as the Wild Cowboys. Alongside this gripping tale he tells a sobering one--of a society with irreconcilable differences, fraught with self-doubt and moral ambivalence, where the institutional logics of law and bureaucracy often have perverse outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674018389
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
337,805
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue

A Quad in the Bronx

A Death on the Highway

Fort "Yo No Se!"

Uptown Murders

Cracking the Case

Lenny's Boys

The Takedown

Downtown Justice

Urban Badlands

Troubled Order

Epilogue

Cast of Characters

Timeline

Abbreviations

Notes on Sources

Acknowledgments

Index

Maps

Police Precincts in New York City

Beekman Avenue, Bronx

40th Precinct, Bronx

Mott Haven Neighborhood, Bronx

34th Precinct, Manhattan

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