by Hal Marcovitz

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Essential Issues

Essential Issues presents factual information on contemporary social issues, introducing and examining the topic from an array of political, societal, statistical, and scientific angles.

Essential Library

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604539547
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Essential Issues Series: Set 1
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1120L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

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

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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