Wannabe: Gangs in Suburbs and Schools / Edition 1

Wannabe: Gangs in Suburbs and Schools / Edition 1

by Daniel Monti
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1557866155

ISBN-13: 2901557866157

Pub. Date: 12/13/1994

Publisher: Wiley

America's Suburban Gangs is the first book written about youth gangs in suburbs and schools. Based on interviews with over 400 boys and girls between the ages of ten and twenty, the author offers a vivid portrayal of their lives in and around gangs. It chronicles the way in which suburban youths become involved with gangs, learn about committing crimes and

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America's Suburban Gangs is the first book written about youth gangs in suburbs and schools. Based on interviews with over 400 boys and girls between the ages of ten and twenty, the author offers a vivid portrayal of their lives in and around gangs. It chronicles the way in which suburban youths become involved with gangs, learn about committing crimes and violent acts, and gradually begin to question their loyalty to gang life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901557866157
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/13/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192

Table of Contents

Foreword by Edwin J. Delattre vii

Acknowledgements xi

1 Introduction 1

2 Gangs in the World of Children 21

3 Coming of Age 51

4 Going Along with the Program 96

5 Learning to Ride a Bicycle 130

Index 172

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