Gangs

Gangs : The Origins and Impact of Contemporary Youth Gangs in the United States

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Social scientists and scholars examine the contemporary contours of America's gang problem. New material dealing with wilding gangs, migration and drug trafficking, and public educational disruption is presented. Other topics covered include how gangs are organized, what social function they serve, their relation to conventional society, and the social and psychological factors that contribute to their rise. The volume also includes a section on public policy. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 628.22g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 079141325X
  • 9780791413258

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