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Gangs, politics & dignity in Cape Town

Author: Steffen Jensen
Publisher: Oxford : James Currey ; Chicago : University of Chicago Press ; Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2008.
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A study of the experiences of gang members from working class neighbourhoods on the Cape Flats in South Africa, dealing with criminality and the search for dignity.
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Title: Gangs, politics & dignity in Cape Town /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Steffen Jensen
ISBN: 9780226398334; 9780226398358; 0226398331; 0226398358; 9781847011046; 1847011047; 9781847011039; 1847011039; 9781868144716; 1868144712
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-209) and index.
Content: The production of subjects & spaces -- The violence of the 'other side' -- The back streets -- Winning back the Cape Flats -- Policing the Cape Flats -- Politics of respectability -- Negotiating masculinities.

University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
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Description: xi, 212 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The production of subjects & spaces -- The violence of the 'other side' -- The back streets -- Winning back the Cape Flats -- Policing the Cape Flats -- Politics of respectability -- Negotiating masculinities.
Other Titles: Gangs, politics and dignity in Cape Town
Responsibility: Steffen Jensen.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jensen, Steffen. Gangs, politics & dignity in Cape Town. Oxford : James Currey ; Chicago : University of Chicago Press ; Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2008 (OCoLC)651728889
Year: 2008.
Publisher: Oxford : James Currey ; Chicago : University of Chicago Press ; Johannesburg : Wits University Press,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2008016684; National Library: 014575786
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: DT1768.C65; Dewey No.: 364.106/609687355
Actions: Actions: Legacy Date: 2017 MARC code for Institution: UoY
OCLC No.: 225846809
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) a984233
(Sirsi) 984233

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A study of the experiences of gang members from working class neighbourhoods on the Cape Flats in South Africa, dealing with criminality and the search for dignity.
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A valuable contribution to understanding the Cape Flat battles for survival amid poverty and racial denigration. THE WEEKENDER (South Africa)

 
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