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Gangs II

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  108 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
In this sequel to the bestselling 'Gangs', Ross Kemp once again infiltrates groups of the deadliest criminals in countries as varied and far-reaching as Argentina, Bulgaria and Kenya.
Hardcover, 239 pages
Published 2008 by Michael Joseph
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Laura
Simply put do you like reading about gangs? If the answer is YES then I think this book is worth picking up because you're given an up close and personal interaction with different gangs from all over the world with Ross Kemp leading the way!

Personally, I found this book to be just as good as the first one and was happy to see another book had been published. The way Kemp writes allows you to picture the dark, dangerous grittiness of different gangs and how they work as a collective. While we mo
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Alexandra
An actor uses the "hard man" image of the characters he has played to get access to gang members in various countries. He is successful because these young men are as keen to be photographed with him, as he to be with them.

And his journalistic skills are quite effective in getting them to talk about themselves, their attitudes and their lives. So this is a good piece of reportage.

Unfortunately he hasn't been as assiduous in that other part of the journalist's trade - research. His poor understan
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John somers
Good read if you're interested in gang violence and its causes throughout the world, covering Columbia, neo-nazi Polish football hooligans, East Timor, racially based gangs in LA, Kenya and Liverpool. Kemp does a good job of showing similarities in the causes of gang violence in the different countries as well as the differences in the gangs approaches. Doesn't really add a lot of information if you've seen the Sky tv series though.
Laura
Sep 19, 2012 Laura rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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