(with seven additional gang scholars) Brief of Academics on Gang Behavior as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner Albert W. Florence:Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, et al., No. 10-945 in the Supreme Court of the United States, 2011. Topic: strip-searching and gang tattoo. Florence Amicus brief.
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“Crip Walk, Villain Dance, Pueblo Stroll: The Embodiment of Writing among African American Gangs.” Anthropological Quarterly. Volume 82, Number 1, Winter, pp. 69-97, 2009.
“Notes from the Margins: Graffiti, Environment, and Community in Los Angeles.” Journal of the West, Special Issue-Los Angeles: Urban Community in the West, ed. Kenneth Marcus. Volume 48, Number 2, Spring, pp. 35-42, 2009.
“La Historia de Gallo: El Tatuaje en la Vida de un Pandillero Chicano.” Edgar Morin, ed. Tinta y Carne. Mexico D.F.: Cultura Contra Cultura, 2009.
“Physical Graffiti West: African American Gang Dance and Semiotic Practice.” In Carrie Noland and Sally Ann Ness, eds. Migrations of Gesture: Dance, Art, Film. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.
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“Gallo’s Body: Decoration and Damnation in the Life of a Chicano Gang Member.” Ethnography. Volume 2, Issue 3, 2001.
“Photographic Mistakes on a Gangster Holiday.” In Looking for Los Angeles: Architecture, Film, Photography, and the Urban Landscape. Michael S. Roth and Charles Salas, eds. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute Publications, 2001.
“Gangs as Social Groups.” Legal brief submitted for the immigration asylum case of Alex Sanchez of Homies Unidos, 2001.
Exhibit Review Essay. “El Nuevo Mundo: The Landscape of Latino Los Angeles. Photographs by Camilo José Vergara.” American Anthropologist, 103 (1): 1-8, 2001.
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