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Youth Gangs in American Society / Edition 3
     

Youth Gangs in American Society / Edition 3

by Randall G. Shelden, Sharon K. Tracy, William B. Brown
 

ISBN-10: 0534615694

ISBN-13: 9780534615697

Pub. Date: 09/08/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive survey of the literature on gangs and gang activities in America includes theoretical perspectives on why gangs exist, gang typologies, descriptions of gang activities, and various intervention strategies for dealing with gangs.

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This comprehensive survey of the literature on gangs and gang activities in America includes theoretical perspectives on why gangs exist, gang typologies, descriptions of gang activities, and various intervention strategies for dealing with gangs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534615697
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/08/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. Foreward. 1. Introduction. 2. What do Gangs and Gang Members Look Like? 3. The Gang Subculture. 4. Criminal Activities of Gangs. 5. Girls and Gangs. 6. Why are There Gangs? 7. Gangs in Context: Inequality in American Society. 8. Community-Based and National Intervention Strategies. 9. Legal Intervention Strategies. 10. Conclusions. Reference. Name Index. Subject Index.

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