3 edition of Juvenile Street Gangs found in the catalog.
Juvenile Street Gangs
Fred A. Clark
by Austin & Winfield Publishers
Written in English
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Youth Street Gangs: A critical appraisal - CRC Press Book Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk. There is no universally agreed-upon definition of "gang" in the United States. Gang, youth gang and street gang are terms widely and often interchangeably used in mainstream coverage. Reference to gangs often implies youth gangs. In some cases, youth gangs are distinguished from other types of gangs; how youth is defined may vary as well. Motorcycle gangs, prison gangs, hate .
juvenile conviction and incarceration. 1; Further, a youth’s involvement with a gang (or gangs) also leads to an increased likelihood of economic hardship and family problems in adulthood, which in turn, contribute to involvement in street crime and/or arrest in adulthood. YNO is also one of several known gangs that have carved up parts of the city, forming the secret geography of Louisville. In , police estimated there were 25 active gangs in the city. Eddie Woods, the director of No More Red Dots and the family advocate for Neighborhood House, knows the boundaries and borders that these gangs claim.
Get this from a library! Juvenile gangs and street groups; a bibliography,. [Dorothy Louise Campbell Culver Tompkins; University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Governmental Studies.; University of Southern California. Youth Studies Center.] -- "A revision of a manuscript prepared for the Youth Studies Center of the University of Southern California in February, ". Notes. 1It should be noted that this is a comprehensive review of the literature, as opposed to a full systematic literature review conveyed in this document is not intended to be an exhaustive inventory of books, journal articles and other sources pertaining to addressing youth gang .
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About the Author. David C. Brotherton grew up in the East End of London, England. Dr Brotherton gained his doctorate in Sociology in and began work on street gang subcultures at UC Berkeley in the same year. InDr Brotherton came to John Jay College of Criminal Justice at CUNY, where his research on youth resistance, 5/5(2).
tors of juvenile gang membership communities can combat and prevent juvenile gangs schools can combat and prevent juvenile gangs s of help and information about juvenile gangs If you’re searching for insightful information about juvenile gangs, read this e-book!Price: $ The book is essential reading for academics and students involved in the study of juvenile delinquency, youth studies, deviance, gang studies and cultural criminology.
Street Gangs Throughout the World. In opposition to the dominant gang discourses, Brotherton proposes the development of a critical studies approach to gangs and concludes by making a plea for researchers to engage the gang reflexively, paying attention to the contradictory agency of the gang and what gang members actually tell us.
The book is essential reading for academics and students involved in the study of juvenile delinquency, youth studies, deviance, gang. Scott H. Decker is Foundation Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.
His most recent books include European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups (edited with Frank Weerman, ), Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling: Lessons from the Inside (), and Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work (with.
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Why American boys join street gangs Stanley S. Taylor California State University, USA. Accepted 19 August, It is well known that street gangs flourish in low-income African-American ghettos and Mexican barrios.
There have been a moderate number of studies surrounding the reasons why youth join Size: KB. Gangs are groups of children, adolescents and young adults who share a common identity and are involved in wrongful or delinquent activities.
Most gang members tend to be adolescents or young adults, however, recent trends indicate that children are being recruited into gangs at a much earlier age, some when they are in elementary school.
(a) book on New York gangs ap-peared. Even now, there continue to be The proliferation of youth gangs since has fueled the public’s fear and magnified possible misconceptions about youth gangs.
To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s). The best books on Gang Crime recommended by Gavin Knight. Inner-city crime is a matter of deprivation not race. It comes from a street culture that respects extreme violence, says Gavin Knight, an author who spent two years among British gangs and the police units covering them.
Interview by. gangs responded to a growth in their presence and increasing violence. Then, in August youth violence was thrust onto the British front pages and television screens with riots taking place in parts of London and elsewhere.
This continued salience of gangs and youth-related violence means that it File Size: 1MB. This book — organized into 11 chapters on topics such as what gangs and gang members look like, the gang subculture, criminal activities of gangs, and girls and gangs — provides a useful resource for educators, parents and youth workers looking to develop research-based ways to curtail this endemic : Jami Jones.
This large compendium of research on youth and street gangs makes valuable contributions to the field in several areas. Structured much like Ron Huff’s three volume gang state-of-the-art series, Gangs in America, published in, andthis volume edited by Scott Decker and David Pyrooz is quite comprehensive in its coverage of.
gang, group of people organized for a common purpose, often criminal. Gangs of criminals were long known on the American frontier and also flourished in urban settings. Notorious were the outlaws led by Jesse James and his brother, the Sydney Ducks of San Francisco (active in the s), and the Hudson Dusters of turn-of-the-century New York City.
Modern criminal gangs are largely urban and. In November a year-old gang member in Fort Worth, Texas, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally shooting a childhood friend who wanted to leave their local street gang.
Authorities throughout the country report that gangs are responsible for most of the serious violent crime in the major cities of the United States. Special Feature: Gangs Street gangs have posed a significant threat to public safety in the United States for decades.
In many communities that experience high rates of crime, public safety agencies struggle to respond to gang-related crime due to strained resources. "How Gangs Work is a much needed volume in the study of gangs and youth culture. James Densley builds on months of in-depth fieldwork to describe gangs and gang members in London.
He provides both a framework for understanding gang members, as well as a solid series of steps for changing their lives and helping them exit their gang. Mean Streets is a field study of young people who have left home and school and are living on the streets of Toronto and Vancouver.
This book includes the personal narratives and explanatory accounts, in their own words, of some of the more than four hundred young people who participated in the summer-long study, which featured intensive personal interviews.
Contains summaries of juvenile justice trends from around the world, including the US, the Netherlands, Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa, and China Covers central issues in the scholarly literature, such as social learning theories, opportunity theories, criminal processing, labeling and deterrence, gangs and crime, community-based sanctions.
A Civil Rights Movement Grows in Brooklyn. Two meetings last week, one in a ragged community center across the street from a waterfront Brooklyn housing project, the other in Followers:. InDr Brotherton came to John Jay College of Criminal Justice at CUNY, where his research on youth resistance, marginalization and gangs led to the Street Organization Project in He has received research grants from both private and public agencies and has published widely in journals, books, newspapers and magazines.
Marsel is at Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility in Salem. He is a “Hoover,” a member of Portland’s Hoover Criminals, a violent street gang with origins in South Central Los Angeles.
Marsel grew up “in Northeast Portland, around Peninsula and the new Columbia Villa, and Irving Park as well.”.Youth Street Gangs: A Critical Appraisal.
Author: David C. Brotherton Publisher: London; New York: Routledge, p. Reviewer: Robert J. Durán | May In Youth Street Gangs, David Brotherton provides a concise yet critical overview of the gang literature, while at the same time providing recommendations for how researchers, both new and experienced, can broaden their understanding .