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Author Biondi, Karina, author.

Title Sharing this walk : an ethnography of prison life and the PCC in Brazil / Karina Biondi ; edited and translated by John F. Collins
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 194 pages)
Series Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Contents Foreword by Jorge Mattar Villela -- Introduction -- The PCC -- Politics and Pedagogy Inside the University -- The Politics of Immanence -- The Politics of Transcendence -- Conclusion -- Author's Afterword to the English-Language Edition
Summary "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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from pdf title page (Proquest, viewed September 28, 2020)
Subject Primeiro Comando da Capital.
SUBJECT Primeiro Comando da Capital fast
Subject Prison gangs -- Brazil -- São Paulo (State)
Organized crime -- Brazil -- São Paulo (State)
Prisons -- Brazil -- São Paulo (State) -- Social conditions
Prisoners -- Brazil -- São Paulo (State) -- Social conditions
Social sciences.
Social Sciences
social sciences.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Organized crime
Prison gangs
Prisoners -- Social conditions
Brazil -- São Paulo (State)
Form Electronic book
Author Collins, John F., editor, translator.
Villela, Jorge Luiz Mattar. writer of foreward.
LC no. 2016018926
ISBN 146963032X
Other Titles Junto e misturado. English