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ERIC Number: EJ488885
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-0025
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
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California (Los Angeles)