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Reviewing ‘Monsters'; the Press Reception and Media Constructions of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs (2012)
Journal Article
Metcalf, J. (2012). Reviewing ‘Monsters'; the Press Reception and Media Constructions of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs. Crime, media, culture : an international journal, 8(3), 333-353. https://doi.org/10.1177/1741659012443228

In 1993, a new trend of memoirs began to emerge in the United States, exploring contemporary street gang life in the ghettos and barrios. The first memoirs in this cycle form the subject of this paper: Sanyika Shakur’s Monster and Luis Rodriguez’s Al... Read More about Reviewing ‘Monsters'; the Press Reception and Media Constructions of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs.