ERIC Number: EJ488885
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Cholas, Mexican-American Girls, and Gangs.
Harris, Mary G.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v30 n3-4 p289-301 Feb 1994
Interviews with 21 present and former female gang members illustrate the lives of Mexican American girls in the gang milieu of the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles, California). Gang structure, activities, and reasons for joining are discussed, along with the gang as a source of support. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: California (Los Angeles)
Note: Special issue titled "On Aggression in Women and Girls: Cross-Cultural Perspectives."