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The Resource Patched : the history of gangs in New Zealand, Jarrod Gilbert

Patched : the history of gangs in New Zealand, Jarrod Gilbert

Label
Patched : the history of gangs in New Zealand
Title
Patched
Title remainder
the history of gangs in New Zealand
Statement of responsibility
Jarrod Gilbert
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Devil’s Henchmen throwing molotov cocktails at the Epitaph Riders in Christchurch’s first gang war. Prime Minister Rob Muldoon surrounded by Black Power members at the Royal Tiger Tavern in Wellington. The Magogs and the Mothers, PEP schemes and P dealers, patches and ridgies, colours and class: for five decades gangs have had a massive impact on New Zealand life. Based on ten years of research among gangs, Patched is the first major history of gang life in New Zealand. Jarrod Gilbert traces the story from the bodgies and widgies of the 1950s, through the rise of the Hells Angels and other ‘bikie’ gangs in the 1960s, the growth of the Mongrel Mob and Black Power in the 1970s and on to shifts in gang activity around drugs and organised crime over the last ten years. Throughout, Gilbert brings us the gang members, the police and the politicians in their own gripping and gritty words. In this violent and sometimes horrifying book, Jarrod Gilbert takes readers for the first time inside a tough but revealing part of New Zealand life
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
364.10660993
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Patched : the history of gangs in New Zealand, Jarrod Gilbert
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Patched : the history of gangs in New Zealand, Jarrod Gilbert
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Includes bibliographical references and index. -Based on ten years of research among gangs, Patched is the first major history of gang life in New Zealand. Jarrod Gilbert traces the story from the bodgies and widgies of the 1950s, through the rise of the Hells Angels and other 'bikie' gangs in the 1960s, the growth of the Mongrel Mob and Black Power in the 1970s and on to shifts in gang activity around drugs and organised crime over the last ten years. Throughout, Gilbert brings us the gang members, the police and the politicians in their own gripping and gritty words
  • Chapter one. Twist and shout -- chapter two. Angels in Auckland -- chapter three. Mongrelism and Mana -- chapter four. Conflict and consequence -- chapter five. The Prime Minister and the Patch -- chapter six. Oi! Asians and institutions -- chapter seven. Underworld entrepreneurialism -- chapter eight. Blue vision -- chapter nine. Trials and challenges -- chapter ten. History repeats -- Conclusion: Gang evolution, gang control, gang nation
Control code
14382350
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23 cm.
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332 pages ;
Isbn
9781869407292
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(pbk.)
Media category
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Media MARC source
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Media type code
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Note
New Zealand Post Book Awards 2013 - Non-Fiction - Finalist
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) UH217665
  • (NLNZils)1575293
  • (Nz-Kotui)1376527
  • (Nz)14382350
  • (OCoLC)824455816

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