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America's Child Soldiers: Gang Violence, Trafficking, and Trauma

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Resource Description

Explores the conditions that contribute to youth affiliation with armed groups, including racialized structural and economic violence, individual and community traumatization, and high-risk behavioral adaptations to chronic violence. This webinar discusses the parallels between gang-involved youth in the U.S. and child soldiers in other countries, as well as U.S. youth who have been trafficked in other contexts.

Published in 2016

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