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“Gangs” & Bio-Politics of Data, Part II
“Once disorganized and lacking both the leadership and resources, the gangs of today are organized, are goal minded, and well equipped with weapons, vehicles, electronic gadgetry, and fat budgets. The gangs of today whether they realize or not, are becoming business majors. They are involved in merchandising, franchising, retail and wholesale sales, and market expansion. Their product is illicit drugs, and the rock cocaine is the flagship of their line.”
Testimony from Lieutenant Larry Carter, Inglewood Police Department, to the California State Task Force on Gangs and Drugs (Final Report, California Council on Criminal Justice, Sacramento, California, January 1989.
Oakland Gang Injunctions: Gentrification or Public Safety?
Arnold, E. (2011). Oakland Gang Injunctions: Gentrification or Public Safety? Race, Poverty & the Environment, 18(2), 70-74. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org.brooklyn.ezproxy.cuny.edu/stable/41554793
Chapter 4 part " Potential Thugs and Gangsters: Youth and the Spatial Politics of Urban Development"
Tilton, J. (2010). Dangerous or endangered? : Race and the politics of youth in urban america. (pgs. 159-190; 32 pages). Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com
The gang truce: A movement for social justice.
Stein, N. (1997). The gang truce: A movement for social justice. Social Justice, 24(4), 258-266. Retrieved from https://brooklyn.ezproxy.cuny.edu/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.brooklyn.ezproxy.cuny.edu/docview/231948170?accountid=7286
The end of the line: California gangs and the promise of street peace
Rodriguez, L. (2005). The end of the line: California gangs and the promise of street peace. Social Justice, 32(3), 12-23. Retrieved from https://brooklyn.ezproxy.cuny.edu/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.brooklyn.ezproxy.cuny.edu/docview/231895043?accountid=7286
Decarceration and justice disinvestment: Evidence from New York State
Martin, W. G. (2016). Decarceration and justice disinvestment: Evidence from New York State. Punishment & Society, 18(4), 479–504. https://doi.org/10.1177/1462474516642857
“Introduction: From Mass Imprisonment to Decarceration and Justice Disinvestment,” (pgs. 1-15; 15 pages)..
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“To poor people, prisoners, slaves, and the disenfranchised everywhere—through faith and theories put into practice, you can bend the most oppressive circumstances to your will, to make the impossible possible." -- Stan “Tookie” Williams’ Opening to Blue Rage, Black Redemption (2004).
Attribution: Goodman, Amy (Host) and Democracy Now. (2005, November 30). A Conversation with Death Row Prisoner Stanley Tookie Williams from his San Quentin Cell [Radio program] In Democracy Now