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Adios Nino: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death

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In Adios Nino: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death, Deborah T. Levenson examines transformations in the Guatemalan gangs called Maras from their emergence in the 1980s to the early 2000s. A historical study, Adios Nino describes how fragile spaces of friendship and exploration turned into rigid and violent ones in which youth, and especially young men, came to employ death as a natural way of living for the short period that they expected to survive. Levenson relates the stark changes in the Maras to ...

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Adios Nino: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death 2013, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822353157

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Adios Nino: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death 2013, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822352990

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