chapter  10
Maras Morphing: Revisiting Third Generation Gangs
ByJOHN P . SULL I VAN
Pages 18

Third generation gangs reside at the intersection between crime and war. They

are a byproduct of the significant changes in societal organization that result from

the confluence of globalization and technological advances that alter the nature

of conflict and crime, favor small, agile groups, and fuel the privatization of

violence.