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Youth violence and gangs

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Second ... first session ... November 26, 1991 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL7368364M
ISBN 100160387922
ISBN 109780160387920

  This book aims to challenge current thinking about serious youth violence and gangs, and their racialisation by the media and the police. Written by an expert with over 14 years&#; experience in the field, it brings together research, theory and Author: Anthony Gunter. This book aims to challenge current thinking about serious youth violence and gangs, and their racialisation by the media and the police. Written by an expert with over 14 years’ experience in the field, it brings together research, theory and practice to influence policy.

Get this from a library! Policing gangs and youth violence. [Scott H Decker;] -- Presented in this book are current practices within policing and juvenile justice (focusing on gangs), which utilize the community-policing model. By looking at specific strategies and their. The authors challenge popular and inaccurate definitions of gangs vs. non-gang youth groups, and show how the amazing diversity of gangs_both domestic and international_demands more rigorous study. This book stimulates thinking about valid methods of defining and interpreting gang behavior, in order to better understand delinquent and criminal.

Policing gangs and youth violence Item Preview remove-circle Presented in this book are current practices within policing and juvenile justice (focusing on gangs), which utilize the community-policing model. By looking at specific strategies and their efficacy, the authors attempt to combat a major perceived problem with community policing Pages: Youth Gangs and Youth Violence in Australia: /ch This chapter provides an introduction and overview of issues pertaining to youth gangs and youth violence in Australia. The first part features the voices ofAuthor: Rob White.


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Written by an expert with over 14 years’ experience in the field, it brings together research, theory and practice to influence policy. Placing gangs and urban violence in a broader social and political economic context, it argues that government-led.

"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.5/5(4). "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. A difficult home environment, which may include domestic violence, parental alcoholism or exposure to guns, is a major influencing factor on whether a teenager will get involved in violence.

Other influences such as peer pressure also account for teenagers joining street gangs, which provides adolescents with a sense of identity and belonging. Preventing young people from joining gangs in the first place is crucial to realizing a significant and lasting reduction in youth gang activity.

Changing the Course of Young People’s Future. Changing Course explores the important relationship between public safety and public health in preventing kids from joining gangs. Community leaders and. The book is primarily aimed at practitioners, policy makers, academics as well as those community-minded individuals concerned about youth violence and social book aims to challenge current thinking about serious youth violence and gangs, and their racialisation by the media and the police.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: ch. Youth violence throughout American history. Chapter preface --Youth violence occurred in biblical times / Richard Phillips --Youth gangs began after the American revolution / Stephen Johnson and David B.

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I thoroughly recommend the book.'-Professor Chris Cunneen, The Cairns Institute, James Cook University. How Gangs Work: An Ethnography of Youth Violence government’s new American-style ‘war on gangs’, this book is the definitive account of ‘how gangs work’.

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This volume provides a systematic overview of the contemporary Latin American youth violence phenomenon. The authors focus specifically on youth gangs, juvenile justice issues, and applied research concerns, providing a rounded and balanced exploration of this increasingly important topic.

Based on two years of ethnographic fieldwork with gangs and drawing on a variety of sources, How Gangs Work provides a vivid portrayal of gang life, but not as the British traditionally know it. The book deconstructs the In the wake of the UK riots and the British government's new American-style 'war on gangs', this book is the definitive /5.

Youth Gangs, Violence and Social Respect: Exploring the Nature of Provocations and Punch-Ups by Rob White. This is the first book dedicated to Australian youthgangs, exploring the subtleties and nuances of street life for young men and theirquest for social respect. It focuses specifically on group violence and the ways inwhich the 'gang.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Youth violence is a significant public health problem that affects thousands of young people each day, and in turn, their families, schools, and communities.

Youth violence is an adverse childhood experience and is connected to other forms of violence, including child abuse and neglect, teen dating violence, adult intimate partner violence. To provide a critical analysis of bullying as this pertains to youth gangs and especially to violence within gangs, and as applied to the behaviour of individual gang members.

Study group: Young Author: Rob D White. gangs, Carl S. Taylor and Pamela R. Smith discuss what the evidence shows about factors that, for some kids, outweigh the potentially life-destroying consequences of joining a gang.

Taylor, a professor at Michigan State University, has worked with communities on the issues of youth violence, gangs and youth development for 40 years. Smith manages. Youth under the age of 18 who are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act are typically processed through a juvenile justice system similar to that of the adult criminal justice system in many ways—processes include arrest, detainment, petitions, hearings, adjudications, dispositions, placement, probation, and reentry—the juvenile justice process operates according to.

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.

The cover notes on each inform us that White’s book is ‘the first book dedicated to Australian youth gangs’, whilst Densley’s is ‘the definitive account of how gangs work’.

Indeed, both are valuable contributions to the expanding world of gang studies and, though essentially similar, they address different : Simon Harding.Youth gang involvement impacts the health and welfare of the individual, as well as that of his or her family, peers, and community.

The numerous consequences stemming from gang involvement can have varying degrees of short and long-term negative outcomes. Youth who become involved in gangs face the increased risk of.