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God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Edward Orozco Flores

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Los Angeles is the epicenter of the American gang problem. Rituals and customs from Los Angeles' eastside gangs, including hand signals, graffiti, and clothing styles, have spread to small towns and ... More


Delivering Green: The Communication of the Information

Graham Bullock

in Green Grades: Can Information Save the Earth?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036429
eISBN:
9780262340984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036429.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 5 begins with a vignette about a corporate executive tasked with turning round her firm’s sustainability reputation. She must develop a holistic strategy for communicating the company’s ... More


Loreto and the paradigm of piety, 1890–1932

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Roman Catholic female teaching order of Loreto established very different networks of interaction that were not always coterminous with empire. They resulted in different outcomes for Indian ... More


Towards an International Church, 1976–1992

Stuart Wolfendale

in Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the later twentieth-century, St John’s turned insular again. The cultivation of fellowship was slow and mostly unsuccessful, however, service numbers grew, partly because of the influx of Chinese ... More


Recovery from Gang Life: Two Models of Faith and Reintegration

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter builds upon the body of literature on segmented assimilation and religion by examining how two urban American ministries facilitated immigrant-origin Latino recovery from gangs in the ... More


Reformed Barrio Masculinity: Eight Cases of Recovery from Gang Life

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines how recovering gang members described recovery from gangs, where they saw themselves in five years, and who they admired and tried to emulate. It contends that faith-based gang ... More


Conclusion

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This concluding chapter revisits the text's argument—that faith-based masculine negotiations facilitate recovery from gang life—and examines its implications. While critical criminologists and ... More


Mistaken by Design: Biopolitics in Practice

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Turning to practices of persuasion as techniques of governance, Chapter 4, Mistaken by Design: Biopolitics in Practice, examines how RHI addresses rural publics in the Upper East region. Through an ... More


Women's political participation

Bronagh Hinds

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the challenges facing women who want to participate in politics in Northern Ireland and touches upon the relationship between women inside and outside politics. Women constantly ... More


Latinos and Faith-Based Recovery from Gangs

Edward Flores

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the corrections system in California targets black and brown men of color, such that one in six Latinos will be incarcerated at some time in his life. The preservation of ... More


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