Gangs In America Iii / Edition 3

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$88.71
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $7.74
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 91%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (14) from $7.74   
  • New (5) from $89.51   
  • Used (9) from $7.74   

Overview

As communities face ever-growing gang-related problems, Gangs in America III provides the most up-to-date information on the diverse perspectives and complex issues that arise in our efforts to understand, prevent, and control gang violence and crime.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761924241
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE GANG: CHANGING BOUNDARIES, JOINING, "BANGING," AND GETTING OUT
1. The Changing Boundaries of Youth Gangs - J.C. Howell, et al.
2. Joining the Gang: Gender Differences in Risk Factors for Gang Membership - C. Maxson and M. L. Whitlock
3. Initiation of Drug Use, Drug Sales, and Violent Offending Among a Sample of Gang and Non-Gang Youth - F.A. Esbensen, et al
4. Leaving the Gang - S.H. Decker and J.L. Lauritsen
PART II: THE ARENAS: NEIGHBORHOODS, COMMUNITIES, AND SCHOOLS
5. Neighborhood Dynamics and Gang Behavior - R. J. Bursik, Jr.
6. Introducing Hoover: I'll Ride for You, Gangsta' - S.R. Cureton
7. Gangs and the Informal Economy - J.M. Hagedorn
8. Gangs, Violence, and Safe Schools - K.S. Trump
9. Gangs and Community-Oriented Policing - C.R. Huff and K.H. Shafer
10. Issues in Developing and Maintaining a Regional Gang Incident Tracking System - J.W. Meeker and B.Vila
PART III: THE INCREASING DIVERSITY OF GANGS
11. A Cross-Cultural Framework to Understand Gangs: Multiple Marginality and Los Angeles - J. D. Vigil and S.C. Yun
12. The Girls in the Gang: What We've Learned from Two Decades of Research - J. Miller
13. Doing Field Research on Diverse Gangs: Interpreting Youth Gangs As Social Networks - M.S. Fleisher
14. Chinese Gangs: Familial and Cultural Dynamics - S.X. Zhang
15. Street Gangs: A Cross-National Perspective - M.W. Klein
PART IV: GANG RESEARCH AND PUBLIC POLICY
16. Ganging Up On Gangs: Anti-Loitering and Public Nuisance Laws - G. Geis
17. New Approaches to the Strategic Prevention of Gang and Group-Involved Violence - A.A. Braga, et al.
18. Gangs and Public Policy: Prevention, Intervention, and Suppression - C.R. Huff

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)