Gang Town

Gang Town Cape Town is two cities One is beautiful beyond imagining known since its beginning as the fairest cape in the world Here tourists come to lounge on beaches scale misty peaks and dine in fine restau

  • Title: Gang Town
  • Author: Don Pinnock
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 177
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Cape Town is two cities One is beautiful beyond imagining, known since its beginning as the fairest cape in the world Here tourists come to lounge on beaches, scale misty peaks and dine in fine restaurants The other is one of the most dangerous cities in the world, where police need bullet proof vests and sometimes army backup Here gangs of young men rule the night wCape Town is two cities One is beautiful beyond imagining, known since its beginning as the fairest cape in the world Here tourists come to lounge on beaches, scale misty peaks and dine in fine restaurants The other is one of the most dangerous cities in the world, where police need bullet proof vests and sometimes army backup Here gangs of young men rule the night with heavy calibre handguns, dispensing heroin, cocaine, crystal meth and fear This is the story of the second city In Gang Town, investigative journalist and criminologist Don Pinnock draws on than thirty years of research to provide a nuanced and definitive portrait of youngsters caught up in violent crime.

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    1. I expected a completely different book. I was hoping to read about all the gangs in Cape Town and how they operate, but instead I was presented with a bigger idea: why Cape Town in the first place has such a big gang problem and what can be done about it.It was really well researched. At times it read more like a textbook. The actual content though was really thought provoking. The complexity of the gang problem in Cape Town is so big. One my favorite parts was trying to imagine how much social [...]

    2. Very insightful book regarding all aspects of Cape Town's problem: the gangs. It starts with the history, the context, the psychology behind it and ends up with suggestions. The book is very well structured and well paced.

    3. Incredibly informative, well researched and full of revelations. What an eye-opener! I only hope that those who hold the keys to bringing about the necessary changes will read this book. I find myself searching for a role to fill to help bring about that change. Excellently written.

    4. A solutionPeople who are advocates for autistic and disability pride can block me all they like. But when my book is published, they will be sorry.

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