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Sharing this walk : an ethnography of prison life and the PCC in Brazil / Karina Biondi ; edited and translated by John F. Collins.

Author:
Biondi, Karina [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xxv, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução. [More in this series]
  • Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Summary note:
"The Primeiro Comando do Capital (PCC) is a São Paulo prison gang that since the 1990s has expanded into the most powerful criminal network in Brazil. ... During the period of Biondi's ... visits ... and her extensive fieldwork in prisons and on the streets of São Paulo, the PCC effectively controlled more than ninety percent of São Paulo's 147 prison facilities"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-182) and index.
Language(s):
Translated from the Portuguese.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781469630304 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 1469630303 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 9781469623405 (pbk ; alk. paper)
  • 1469623404 (pbk ; alk. paper)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2016018926
OCLC:
945745459
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Translator:
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