From maras to pandillas, between street gangs and organised crime: a comparative look across the region.

While conducting field research in Central America on women and gangs, I was also confronted with the differences (and similarities) between gangs within the region. Whereas the literature previously made a distinction between the so-called (inter)nationally organised maras and the more locally grown street gangs or pandillas (Cruz,


Governing the Radical through Power, Knowledge, Economy and Routine. EISA Prague 2018 – Call for Papers and Panels. Convenors: Charlotte Heath-Kelly (University of Warwick) Ervjola Selenica (University of Trento, CIE - University of Sussex) Deadline for submissions: February 1, 2018 The notion of ‘radicalisation’ has existed for almost fifteen years in »

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