Essential Issues presents factual information on contemporary social issues, introducing and examining the topic from an array of political, societal, statistical, and scientific angles.
Biographies, historic events, current debates, and social issues are all an essential part of the curriculum. Readers can meet these research needs with the Essential Library, a well-researched, well-written, and beautifully designed imprint.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Two Gang Members 6
Chapter 2 A History of Gangs 16
Chapter 3 Gang Networks 26
Chapter 4 Why Young People Join Gangs 36
Chapter 5 Gangs and Crime 44
Chaffer 5 Gangs outside Big Cities 54
Chapter 7 The Consequences of Gangs 64
Chapter 8 Communities Take Action 76
Chapter 9 Life after a Gang 86
Essential Facts 100
Additional Resources 102
Source Notes 106
About the Author 112