Hoover crips : when cripin' becomes a way of life / Steven R. Cureton
- Cureton, Steven R.
- Lanham, Md. : University Press Of America, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 72 pages ; 23 cm
- South Central's Crip and Hoover phenomenon -- Origins of the Crip gang -- Emergent gangsterism perspective (EGP) -- Introducing Hoover's original gangsters -- Oral history of Hoover -- Hoover Crip nostalgia: 1970 through 1980 -- Contemporary Hoover: 1990 through 2007 -- Hoover: not just a gang but a way of life -- The game: gang affiliation, gang members and gang bangers -- Gang joining -- Reputation building, hustling, and territorial claims -- Peace and war -- When there is peace -- When there is war -- Death has residency in the ghetto -- Now you know -- Gang research discovery -- Where are they now? -- After thoughts.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
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