9781420503432

Gangs

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  • ISBN13:

    9781420503432

  • ISBN10:

    142050343X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-11-19
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Pr

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Summary

The immediate relevancy of hot topics like pandemics, gay rights and students' rights makes this series prime material for student research. Each title provides a thorough and carefully balanced presentation of the many issues surrounding each topic, inspiring critical thought. Meaning is fleshed out through a clear presentation of context, and the clear narrative includes compelling examples and is enlivened by pertinent quotes from age-appropriate sources.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 6
Introduction: Gangs Across Americap. 8
The History of Gangs in Americap. 12
Gangs and Culturep. 26
Gangs as Businessesp. 42
Gangs and the Legal Systemp. 55
Promoting Gang Lifep. 68
Gangs and Societyp. 82
Notesp. 95
Discussion Questionsp. 101
Organizations to Contactp. 103
For More Informationp. 105
Indexp. 107
Picture Creditsp. 111
About the Authorp. 112
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