6 edition of Understanding Issues - Gangs (Understanding Issues) found in the catalog.
October 24, 2001
by KidHaven Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||48|
Social Problems Associated with Street Gangs Gangs are becoming prevalent in today’s society and within our schools. More and more young people are turning to gangs in an attempt to escape their everyday lives and the future, which they perceive as dismal and bleak. Social Problems Associated with Street Gangs Gangs are becoming prevalent in today’s society and within our schools. More and more young people are turning to gangs in an attempt to escape their everyday lives and the future, which they perceive as dismal and bleak. Understanding and developing methods to curb this trend and offer.
In a sense, the gangs they joined became a type of replacement family. Young to Old. Author Jorja Leap paints a vivid picture of how the gang world surrounds large numbers of America’s boys and girls and pulls them into living a certain lifestyle in her book Jumped In: What Gangs Taught Me about Violence, Drugs, Love, and Redemption. The book is well written and engaging in style. This is an important book and will be heralded as a genuinely significant contribution to the understanding of gangs and gang-related issues." -- Keith Harries, University of Maryland, Baltimore County "This is a lively, up-to-date treatment of gangs.
"Gangs: An Introduction provides a wide-ranging overview ideal for courses on gangs. Opening with a discussion of early research and perspectives from the late s until the early s, the book then moves on to cover sociological and legal definitions of gangs; daily life and risk and protective factors; race and immigration; female gang members; drug use and selling; violence and. Gangs in the United States include several types of groups, including national street gangs, local street gangs, prison gangs, motorcycle clubs, and ethnic and organized crime gangs. Approximately million people were part of gangs as of , and more t gangs were active in .
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Scott H. Decker is Foundation Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. His most recent books include European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups (edited with Frank Weerman, ), Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling: Lessons from the Inside (), and Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work (with.
Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to gangs. Chapters cover a wide array of the most prominent issues in the field of gangs, written by scholars who have been leaders in developing new ways of thinking about the topics.
Download Free The Handbook Of Gangs Book in PDF and EPUB Free Download. Download: Read Online: Download. Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to gangs.
The book is divided into seven sections based on general themes: 1) Understanding and defining gangs, 2) Gender issues in gangs, 3) Race and ethnicity in gangs, 4) Gangs in prisons and schools, 5) Violence, drugs, and gangs, 6) Gang victimization, and 7) Gang prevention and by: 2. Gang Related Books Showing of 85 The Black Hand: The Bloody Rise and Redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican Mob Killer (Hardcover) by.
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In the wake of the UK riots and the British government’s new American-style ‘war on gangs’, this book is the definitive account of ‘how gangs work’. AN INTRODUCTION TO GANGS. 6th Edition, by. George W. Knox. ISBN: Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: Features: The Largest Book in the World about Gangs *** 32 Chapters cover the gamut of gang issues (history, community, theory, law enforcement, corrections, prevention, etc).
Objectives:This study examines gang group processes on the digital street to understand if gang processes in the online environment mimic those on geographic street corners. Specifically, this pape. Quotes from real-life gang members are threaded throughout the book, providing the reader with a more personal perspective.
Comprehensive coverage of gang origins, definitions, national trends, significance, assessment, and prevention provide readers with a foundational understanding of gangs. The goals of the Gangs and Gang Violence program of research are to improve knowledge and understanding of criminal gangs-related issues through science.
NIJ strives to provide objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce gang membership and violence.
The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation: Street Politics and the Transformation of a New York City Gang By David C. Brotherton; Luis Barrios Columbia University Press, Read preview Overview The Barrio Gangs of San Antonio, By Mike Tapia TCU Press, Gangs have long been a social and criminal threat to society.
Introduction to Gangs in America explains how gangs are addressed as a criminal justice and public policy problem, providing a student-friendly, easily accessible, concise overview of the role, place, structure, and activities of gangs in American book describes what gangs are, what differentiates them from each other.
This book examines and reviews current knowledge and resources in order to provide an understanding of the issues involved in this important and timely topic. This book, like other books in the Contemporary World Issues series, provides a comprehensive review of the resources available and a guide to further research on the topic of youth.
"Gangs is a notable contribution to our understanding of the major issues within gang research. Sanders has been able to bring together a comprehensive discussion of both the historical and contemporary research on youth gangs. "This book offers a fresh and timely approach to understanding gangs in the United States.
This reader is unique because it covers victimization of gang members, not a topic covered in most books on gangs, and really is an important component." Patricia O'Donnell Brummett, California State University-Northridge "This is a good reader. It covers [various] important issues and topics associated with the phenomenon of contemporary gangs.
Understanding the pressure that children feel to conform to their peers and their need for a sense of belonging can help parents and caregivers intervene to prevent gang involvement. The Hierarchy as proposed by Maslow indicates that individuals may be at an increased risk for joinging gangs when their basic needs are not met.
Understanding Gangs and Gang problems Contemporary gangs—variously known as youth, delinquent, street, or criminal gangs—have become a widespread threat to communities throughout the Nation.
Once considered largely an urban phenomenon, gangs have increasingly emerged in smaller communities, presenting a challenge that severely strains local.
Gang Research at ASUabout Walter B. MillerWalter Miller's work focused on how relationships and culture impact daily activities. Born in Philadelphia inMiller attended the University of Chicago, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and Harvard.
He was defined not only by his approach to gangs – members as mere youth engaging in the normal behaviors of their. The stereotypical media image for youth gangs is only partially accurate.
According to the Justice Department, a gang is a well defined group of youths between 10 and 22 years old.” To be considered a “youth gang” a group must be involved in a pattern of criminal acts.
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books — voters M/M with guys in Motorcycle Clubs. books — voters. Gangs. The Menstuff® library lists pertinent books on gangs. See also books on violence, Issues on Gangs, Resources and Slide Guide. Updated 1/30/ Arthur, Richard, Edsel Erickson, Gangs and Schools. Learning Publications, ; Campbell, Anne, The Girls in the Gang, Blackwell, ; Gardner, Sandra, Street Gangs in America, Franklin Watts, The research highlighted a number of issues relevant to assessment and intervention with psychological understanding of gangs at an individual level.
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