Research Output per year
This chapter presents the experience of the Escape Routes programme which was developed to support youngsters involved in drug gangs to follow new ways in their lives. The article explores the factors for the connection between drugs misuse and gang engagement. Based in 3 years of direct intervention with 130 young gangsters, and an extensive network involving a wide range of actors and partners, the article brings out some findings and learnt lessons through a systematic explanation of methods and strategies adopted. It is expected this article provide knowledge based on empirical evidences to support practitioners and policy makers in Brazil and other countries.
|Translated title of the contribution||Young drug dealers’ social networks and their relationship with drugs: reflections from Escape Routes programme|
|Title of host publication||Adolescência uso e abuso de drogas|
|Subtitle of host publication||uma visão integrativa|
|Editors||E.A. Silva, D. De Micheli|
|Number of pages||20|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
- Drug traffic gangs
- Drug abuse
- Social project
Escape Routes: lessons learned from the development of prevention methodologies and the creation of alternatives for adolescents and youngsters involved in drug traffickingFernandes, F. & Rodriguez, A., 2009, Observatório de Favelas/International Labour Organization. 84 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Book
Fernandes, F., Rodriguez, A., & Silva, J. (2011). Redes sociais dos adolescentes e jovens envolvidos no tráfico e suas relações com as drogas: reflexões a partir de aprendizados do programa Rotas de Fuga. In E. A. Silva, & D. De Micheli (Eds.), Adolescência uso e abuso de drogas: uma visão integrativa (pp. 337-356). Editora Fap-Unifesp.