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Gangs Of The El Paso-Juárez Borderland

Dec 31, 2019

On Espejos de Aztlán, author Dr. Mike Tapia guides us in the examination of gang history and its subcultures in this unique Southwest borderland region, and how promote changes that help youth-at-risk, hosted by Cristina Baccin.

Dr. Tapia, Associate Professor of Criminology at New Mexico State University book Gangs of The El Paso – Juárez Borderland: a history was just released by the University of New Mexico Press. In this conversation, Dr. Tapia tells us the history of the barrio gangs since the 1920s to today´s post-street-gang era in an analysis that engage history as a key to working with children and youngsters.