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Gangs in America

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gangs -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-298) and index.

      StatementC. Ronald Huff, editor.
      ContributionsHuff, C. Ronald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6439.U5 G36 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 322 p. :
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL973097M
      ISBN 100761902023, 0761902031
      LC Control Number96009988

      This elective course examines the problem of gangs in America. Topics include why gangs form, why people join, and society's response to the problem. Introduction to Criminal Justice or a similar course is recommended beforehand. You will select a non-fiction book related to gangs and an analysis of the book in – words in APA style.   Gangs in America's Communities, Third Edition blends theory with current research to help you identify essential features associated with youth violence and gangs, as well as apply strategies for gang control and prevention. Authors Dr. James C. Howell and Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths introduce you to theories of gang formation, illustrate various ways of defining and classifying gangs, and discuss Brand: SAGE Publications.

      Welcome to the Companion Website! Gangs in America's Communities offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and theoretically grounded approach to gangs and associated youth violence. Authors Dr. James C. Howell and Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths introduce readers to the foundations of gang studies through the origins of gangs, definitions and categories of youth/street gangs, transnational as well as. Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. GANGS ACROSS AMERICA: HISTORIES AND SOCIOLOGY By Al Valdez Ph.d.

        Scott H. Decker is Foundation Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. His most recent books include European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups (edited with Frank Weerman, ), Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling: Lessons from the Inside (), and Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work (with . According to the Chicago Crime Commission publication, "The Gang Book ", Chicago has the highest number of gang members of any city in the United States: , members. Traditionally Los Angeles County has been considered the Gang Capital of America, with an estimated , (41, in the City) gang members.


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There are thought provoking chapters on the relationship between illicit drugs and gang violence and comparisons of the elements of gang membership for various ethnic and racial groups including Hispanics, Asians and Blacks.

The book makes policy recommendations designed to stimulate discussion and action. gang, group of people organized for a common purpose, often criminal.

Gangs of criminals were long known on the American frontier and also flourished in urban settings. Notorious were the outlaws led by Jesse James and his brother, the Sydney Ducks of San Francisco (active in the s), and the Hudson Dusters of turn-of-the-century New York City.

Modern criminal gangs are largely urban and. This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and theoretically-grounded approach to gangs and youth violence.

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Authors Dr. James C. Howell and Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths introduce readers to theories of gang formation, illustrate. Gangs in America's Communities offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and theoretically grounded approach to gangs and associated youth s Dr. James C.

Howell and Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths introduce readers to the foundations of gang studies through the origins of gangs, definitions and categories of youth/street gangs, transnational as well as prison gangs (and the distinctions.

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Gangs in America's communities. [James C Howell; Elizabeth A Griffiths] -- Gangs in America's Communities, Third Edition blends theory with current research to help you identify essential features associated with youth violence and gangs, as well as apply strategies for.

Gangs in America's Communities, Third Edition blends theory with current research to help you identify essential features associated with youth violence and gangs, as well as apply strategies for gang control and prevention.

Authors Dr. James C. Howell and Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths introduce you Brand: James C. Howell.The pages that follow will both document and explicate some of those changes and will, hopefully, be regarded as a valuable resource in updating our knowledge of the ever-changing landscape of gangs in America—and elsewhere, since this edition includes, for the first time, some discussion of gangs in other nations and the value of developing.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: two generations of gang research / C.

Ronald Huff --Sociological perspectives on gangs: conflicting definitions and concepts / Ruth Horowitz --Emic and etic perspectives on gang culture: the Chicano case / James Diego Vigil and John M.

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