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More Gangs Going Global

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More Gangs Going Global

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More Gangs Going Global

More Gangs Going Global

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Few aspects of American life are free from the influence of globalization, including criminal gangs. Increasingly, gangsters are operating without concern for borders — and that has hampered efforts to cut down on gang activity.

Guests:

Andrew Papachristos, sociology researcher, University of Chicago; wrote article, "Gang World," in the March/April issue of Foreign Policy; has worked with street gangs for more than twelve years