INDEX
Note: Page numbers followed by “f” indicate figures.
“accepting hopelessness,” 93
“Adiós, niño,” 1
adolescence, and modernity in Guatemala,
11–16
Agamben, Giorgio, 26
Alejandro (Mara five member), 66–67
Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation
(alkqn), 7, 8
anticommunism, 23–24, 31, 59
anticommunist legislation, 24
anti- imperialism, 27–28
Árbenz, Jacobo, 28, 30f
Arendt, Hannah, 149n7
Army Intelligence (g-2), 21
Asociación para el Avance de Ciencias Socia-
les en Guatemala (avanCso), x, 60–61
Barrio- 18. See Mara- 18
Bastos, Santiago, 43
Batres Pinto, Jorge “El Loco,” 122
Berger, Óscar, 118
Berlin (Mara 33 member), 63, 67, 69–70
Bourdieu, Pierre, 17, 103
Boyle, Greg, 138
break dancing, 21, 47, 55, 57
Brek Las Cobras, 55. See also Maras Las
Cobras
breks (gangs), 55
Brenneman, Robert, 133
bus drivers, 2, 56, 86, 87, 125, 126
bus fares, 2, 3, 31, 56, 57, 86
Caja Lúdica, 140–41, 144
Calixto (Mara member), 64, 67
Camus, Manuela, 43, 83
Carrito (ms-13 member), 91–93
Caruth, Cathy, 17
Casa Mi Hogar, 108
Catholic Church, 28
Central Penitentiary for Men, 110
Centro Preventivo, 92, 111, 113, 115, 125, 126
Cerezo, Vinicio, 68
childhood, and modernity in Guatemala,
11–16
children: forced to join Civil Self- Defense
Patrols, 36; joining Maras, 80, 98, 101–4;
murder of, 36, 38; rape of, 36; at risk,
88; street children, 11, 15, 19–20, 89, 98,
136f; torture of, 25. See also La Juventud;
specific topics
Chinchilla, Norma Stoltz, 40
Chocoy, Edgar, 137–38, 139f, 140
Christian Democratic Party. See Partido
Demócrata Cristiano
Christianity, 28. See also Pentecostalism and
Pentecostal groups
Chuky, el. See Gómez Estrada, Saulo Fer-
nando
Ciudad de Sol, 81f, 82f
Civil Self- Defense Patrols (Civil Patrollers).
See Patrullas de Autodefensa Civil
class struggle, 90
Coca- Cola union, 55, 83, 86
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