Gangs, Graffiti, and Violence: A Realistic Guide to the Scope and Nature of Gangs in America / Edition 2

Gangs, Graffiti, and Violence: A Realistic Guide to the Scope and Nature of Gangs in America / Edition 2

by Duane A. Leet, George E. Rush, Anthony M. Smith
     
 

This text is uniquely realistic with comprehensive coverage that presents the problem in practical terms, and not in theoretical and/or causal explanations. All levels of students will be able to comprehend and relate to the material. Ethnic, prison, motorcycle, and skinhead gangs are covered in detail. The book concludes with a chapter on the future of prevention

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This text is uniquely realistic with comprehensive coverage that presents the problem in practical terms, and not in theoretical and/or causal explanations. All levels of students will be able to comprehend and relate to the material. Ethnic, prison, motorcycle, and skinhead gangs are covered in detail. The book concludes with a chapter on the future of prevention and intervention as a means to end the gang cycle of violence.

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ISBN-13:
9781928916024
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,142,577
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.64(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Hispanic Gangs. 3. African-American Gangs. 4. Asian Gangs. 5. Skinhead Gangs. 6. Taggers. 7. Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. 8. Prison Gangs. 9. Jamaican Posse. 10. Cuban Gangs. 11. Chicago Street Gangs. 12. The Future.

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