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Publisher Comments:

UNDERSTANDING STREET GANGS offers a unique and pioneering approach to the street and prison gang dilemma and provides both local and national perspective. This popular book is used by colleges, universities, and academies, and also for advanced officer training throughout the country. The authors are leading authorities on gang activities. No other book offers such insight or understanding into this escalating threat. It covers causative factors, family structure and profiles, socioeconomic pressures, and drugs. It also defines gangs, membership, structure and organization, communication, and measurements of gang violence, offers perspective on gang activity, and suggests possible solutions.

Table of Contents

Part One: THE PROBLEM. 1. Theoretical Considerations. 2. Gangs Defined and Perspectives of Gang Activity. 3. Gang Structure and Organization . 4. Gang Communication. Part Two: POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS. 5. Measurement of Gang Violence. 6. The Gang Act. 7. Police Patrol Procedures. 8. Techniques of Gang Investigations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780942728170
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
Location:
Placerville, Calif.
Author:
McBride, Wesley D.
Author:
Jackson, Robert
Author:
Jackson, Robert K.
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Gangs
Subject:
Violence
Subject:
Juvenile delinquency
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
Violence -- United States.
Subject:
Criminal Procedure
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Gangs -- United States.
Subject:
Gang prevention -- United States.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 137.
Series Volume:
TB1023
Publication Date:
January 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.46x5.68x.37 in. .42 lbs.

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