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American Street Gangs

American Street Gangs - 06 edition

American Street Gangs - 06 edition

ISBN13: 9780131710795

ISBN10: 0131710796

American Street Gangs by Tim Delaney - ISBN 9780131710795
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No
American Street Gangs by Tim Delaney - ISBN 9780131710795

ISBN13: 9780131710795

ISBN10: 0131710796

Edition: 06

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Summary

For undergraduate Gangs in American Society, Criminology, and Crime and Culture courses in Sociology or Criminal Justice departments.

Designed to introduce students to the cultural and structural components of gang activity, American Street Gangs presents a comprehensive review of all the critical elements relevant to the growing phenomenon of gang life. It provides a clear examination of the history of gangs, socio-psychological aspects of individual and group behavior, the major theories and socio-economic reasons as to why gangs exist, descriptions of all types of gangs, as well as law enforcement techniques designed to combat gangs.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. What is a Gang?

2. A History of Gangs.

3. Theoretical Explanations of Gangs.

4. Socio-economic Explanations of Gangs.

5. Gang Structure and Process.

6. Street Gangs: Local, Regional, and Supersized.

7. Female Gangs.

8. Criminal Activities of Street Gangs.

9. Gang Prevention, Suppression and Treatment.

10. Conclusion.

Bibliography.

Index.

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