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TAXING [2 records]

Record 1 2000-05-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Social Problems
CONT

Taxing goes on every day in every school.

OBS

A slang name among high-school students for an activity where a student blackmails or extorts money from a fellow student using the threat of violence for noncompliance.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Problèmes sociaux
CONT

[...] il peut aussi s'agir de taxage à l'école à l'égard d'un jeune [...]

Spanish

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Record 2 1998-08-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Offences and crimes
  • Social Problems
OBS

Forcing youngters to give their money, clothing, watches, shoes, bicycle, etc. to hooligans who attack them.

Key term(s)
  • snatch and grab

French

Domaine(s)
  • Infractions et crimes
  • Problèmes sociaux
CONT

Ce qui augmente, c'est la violence entre enfants, remarque Antoine Garaponi, juge pour enfants au tribunal de Créteil. Le racket, la «dépouille» vont bon train. Mais le blouson volé a plus une valeur symbolique qu'économique.

OBS

«Dépouille» (argot des jeunes) dépasse le vol à la tire, qui passe normalement inaperçu.

Spanish

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