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American Youth Gangs at the Millennium,9781577663249

American Youth Gangs at the Millennium

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9781577663249

ISBN10:
1577663241
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2004
Publisher(s):
Waveland Pr Inc
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1(13)
Section I Definitions and Current Trends
13(96)
Youth Gangs: An Overview
16(36)
James C. Howell
Youth Gangs and Definitional Issues: When Is a Gang a Gang, and Why Does It Matter?
52(25)
Finn-Aage Esbensen
L. Thomas Winfree, Jr.
Ni He
Terrance J. Taylor
Comparing the Criminal Behavior of Youth Gangs and At-Risk Youths
77(13)
C. Ronald Huff
Recent Patterns of Gang Problems in the United States: Results from the 1996--2002 National Youth Gang Survey
90(19)
Arlen Egley, Jr.
James C. Howell
Aline K. Major
Section II Varieties of Gangs
109(106)
Voices from the Barrio: Chicano/a Gangs, Families, and Communities
113(29)
Marjorie S. Zatz
Edwardo L. Portillos
Exploring Race and Ethnic Differences in a Sample of Middle School Gang Members
142(21)
Adrienne Freng
L. Thomas Winfree, Jr.
Gender Dynamics in Youth Gangs: A Comparison of Males' and Females' Accounts
163(28)
Jody Miller
Rod K. Brunson
Early Precursors of Gang Membership: A Study of Seattle Youth
191(9)
Karl G. Hill
Christina Lui
J. David Hawkins
Hybrid and Other Modern Gangs
200(15)
David Starbuck
James C. Howell
Donna J. Lindquist
Section III Gang Activities
215(82)
Street Baptism: Chicano Gang Initiation
218(11)
James Diego Vigil
Alcohol and Violence in the Lives of Gang Members
229(10)
Geoffrey P. Hunt
Karen Joe Laidler
The Financial Activity of a Modern American Street Gang
239(8)
Sudhir Venkatesh
A Tale of Two Cities: Gangs as Organized Crime Groups
247(28)
Scott H. Decker
Tim Bynum
Deborah Weisel
Gang Homicide: A Review and Extension of the Literature
275(22)
Cheryl L. Maxson
Section IV Responding to Youth Gangs
297(3)
The Political and Organizational Response to Gangs: An Examination of a ``Moral Panic'' in Nevada
300(23)
Richard C. McCorkle
Terance D. Miethe
Youth Violence: Prevention, Intervention, and Social Policy
323(10)
C. Ronald Huff
Police Youth Violence Interventions: Lessons to Improve Effectiveness
333(18)
Jack R. Greene
Gang Prevention: A Case Study of a Primary Prevention Program
351(24)
Finn-Aage Esbensen
Dana Peterson
Terrance J. Taylor
Adrienne Freng
D. Wayne Osgood
Civil Gang Injunctions: The Ambiguous Case of the National Migration of a Gang Enforcement Strategy
375
Cheryl L. Maxson


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