Transnationalizing the Moral Panic: Neoliberalism, State-Monopolized Violence, and Mano Dura in El Salvador


On August 30, 2004, the government of El Salvador, run by Elías Antonio Saca and the National Republican Alliance (ARENA), declared an expansion of its “war” on gangs to eliminate the insecurity in the country. “Your... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Steven Osuna (California State University, Long Beach)

Topic Areas

Cultural Studies , Legal Studies , Social Science--Quantitative , Transnational , Central American , Chicano/a -- Mexican


SOC-1 » Race, Rhetoric, and Transnational Migration (8:30am - Thursday, 7th July, Sierra Madre)

Presentation Files

The presenter has not uploaded any presentation files.