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

Translated title of the contribution: Young drug dealers’ social networks and their relationship with drugs: reflections from Escape Routes programme

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Abstract

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 contributionYoung drug dealers’ social networks and their relationship with drugs: reflections from Escape Routes programme
Original languageOther
Title of host publicationAdolescência uso e abuso de drogas
Subtitle of host publicationuma visão integrativa
EditorsE.A. Silva, D. De Micheli
PublisherEditora Fap-Unifesp
Pages337-356
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9788561673291
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Youth
  • Drug traffic gangs
  • Drug abuse
  • Brazil
  • Poverty
  • Favelas
  • Social project

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