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Modern-day youth gangs
by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Statement||James C. Howell, Arlen Egley, Jr., and Debra K. Gleason.|
|Series||Juvenile justice bulletin|
|Contributions||Howell, James C., Egley, Arlen., Gleason, Debra K., United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.|
|LC Classifications||HV6439.U5 M63 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||11 p. :|
|Number of Pages||11|
|LC Control Number||2003373223|
The recent Juvenile Justice bulletin (PDF, 24 Pages), published by the U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Programs (OJJDP), presents a compilation of current research on gangs, including data on the state of gang problems in the United States today, why youth join gangs, the risk factors and attractions that. Gang membership may result from selection where gangs select and recruit members who are already delinquent; from facilitation where gangs provide opportunities for delinquency to youth who were not delinquent beforehand (Gatti et al., , Gordon et al., , Thornberry et al., ), and enhancement where gang members are recruited from a Cited by:
Book Description. Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil outside of history. Gang-related organised crime in the United Kingdom is concentrated around the cities of London, Manchester and Liverpool and regionally across the West Midlands region, south coast and northern England, according to the Serious Organised Crime Agency. With regards to street gangs .
Gang involvement: psychological and behavioral characteristics of gang members, peripheral youth, and nongang Youth. Aggressive Behavior, 36(6), pp Report. The boulevard ain’t safe for your kids: Youth gang membership and violent victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 24(2), – (see question 15) Taylor, T. J., Freng, A., Esbensen, F., and Peterson, D. (). Youth gang membership and serious violent victimization: The importance of lifestyles and routine activities.
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Get this from a library. Modern-day youth gangs. [James C Howell; Arlen Egley, Jr.; Debra K Gleason; United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.;].
OJJDP Youth Gang Series Annotation Drawing on data from the and National Youth Gang Surveys, this bulletin compares the characteristics of gangs and gang members in jurisdictions with later () onset of gang problems with those of gangs and gang members in jurisdictions with earlier onset (before ) of gang problems.
Modern-Day Youth Gangs James C. Howell, Arlen Egley, Jr., and Debra K. Gleason The proliferation of youth gangs since has fueled the public’s fear and magnified possible misconceptions about youth gangs. To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice Modern-day youth gangs book Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s)Cited by: CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): has fueled the public’s fear and magnified possible misconceptions about youth gangs.
To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Youth Gang Series delves into many of the key issues related to youth gangs. He has co-authored several books including CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA: A CRITICAL VIEW (with Randall G.
Shelden, Allyn and Bacon); INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (with Randall G. Shelden, Karen Miller, and Randall Fritzler, Waveland Press); and the three previous editions of YOUTH GANGS IN AMERICAN by: Modern-Day Youth Gangs.
After surveying officials in 1, jurisdictions of various sizes nationwide, the report indicates that multiethnic and female-inclusive gangs. Evaluation of the National Youth Gang Drug Prevention Program.
– in Malcolm W. Klein, Cheryl L. Maxson, and Jody Miller (Eds.), The Modern Gang Reader. Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury Coleman, James S. ().Cited by: Bullies and gangs->Teen fiction: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List.
B&N EXCLUSIVE. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. Quickview. The Outsiders (B&N Exclusive by S. Hinton. BN Exclusive $ See All Formats. Out of Stock Online. The book is a little dated but still has good information on the background of gangs. While not specific to my own areas gang problem and not spending enough time on the rising threat of Surenos, MS13, and none on MDTOs is still a book I refer to for information on the traditional street gang/5(17).
Books shelved as gang: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy, Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles, The Outsiders by S.E. gangs responded to a growth in their presence and increasing violence. Then, in August youth violence was thrust onto the British front pages and television screens with riots taking place in parts of London and elsewhere.
This continued salience of gangs and youth-related violence means that it File Size: 1MB. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The proliferation of youth gangs since has fueled the public’s fear and magnified possible misconceptions about youth gangs.
To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Youth Gang Series delves into many of the key issues related. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.
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This study is based on three years of field work with 99 active gang members and 24 family members. The book describes the attractiveness of gangs, the process of joining, their chaotic and loose organisation, and their members' predominant activities - mostly hanging out, drinking, and using by: Books shelved as gang-related: The Black Hand: The Bloody Rise and Redemption of Boxer Enriquez, a Mexican Mob Killer by Chris Blatchford, Always Runni.
In this ground-breaking new book on the Norteña and Sureña (North/South) youth gang dynamic, cultural anthropologist and linguist Norma Mendoza-Denton looks at the daily lives of young Latinas and their innovative use of speech, bodily practices, and symbolic exchanges that signal their gang affiliations and ideologies.
The proliferation of youth gangs since has fueled the public’s fear and magnified possible misconceptions about youth gangs. To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Youth Gang Series delves into many of the key issues related to youth gangs.
The series. Modern criminal gangs are largely urban and highly organized (see organized crime). Adolescent gangs before World War II were generally poverty-area recreational groups that turned to crime under the influence of adult gangs.
Often the groups were rehabilitated through recreational leadership and guidance in community centers. 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. The authors challenge popular and inaccurate definitions of gangs vs.
non-gang youth groups, and show how the amazing diversity of gangs_both domestic and international_demands more rigorous study. This book stimulates thinking about valid methods of defining and interpreting gang behavior, in order to better understand delinquent and criminal.
Gangs & Crime covers themes such as the many definitions of gangs, the history of gang research and methods for studying gangs.
Key themes include social harm, feminist approaches and the globalization of gangs. With this book, students will get an easy yet sophisticated insight into almost years of gang research and debate.Explore our list of Teens, youth and violence->Teen nonfiction Books at Barnes & Noble®.
Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.This whole and extensively revered survey of the literature on gangs and gang actions in America consists of theoretical views on why gangs exist, gang typologies, descriptions of gang actions, and quite a few intervention strategies for dealing with gangs.