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Understanding Gangs

Carol Duerksen

Understanding Gangs

by Carol Duerksen

  • 37 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Faith & Life Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - Bible - Study,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11114818M
    ISBN 100873032454
    ISBN 109780873032452
    OCLC/WorldCa34219277

    Description: 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. COUPON: Rent Gangs A Guide to Understanding Street Gangs 5th edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access!

    through the world of gangs, but also the different ways we understand them. It was my main purpose in writing A World of Gangs to challenge the existing criminological paradigm for understanding gangs and suggest that we need to think about gangs differently. This book File Size: KB. Understanding the structure of gangs is a critical skill to defining the types of strategies that are most effective with dealing with them, from the at-risk youth to the gang leaders. Not all individuals who display the outward signs of gang membership are actually involved in criminal activities.

      The book is well researched, very comprehensive and well proven. I think it will be a useful contribution. Well done! Simon Harding. I predict that Carter F. Smith's book, Gangs and the Military: Gangsters, Bikers, and Terrorists with Military Training, will become the "Bible" in the genre of understanding gang culture in : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.   The most important book on Chicago gangs in decades, Views from the Streets vividly describes how and why African American gangs in Chicago fractured and radically transformed. In recounting this story, Roberto R. Aspholm gives voice to the anguished cries of young men trying desperately to create meaning in impossible conditions.


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This book gives all the information you need to know for a quick and thorough understanding of gangs.

I have been fortunate to meet Al Valdez and he knows his stuff. Whether you are a cop, like me, or a parent, like me, this is a book you need. His unique insight and writing ability give you practical information and advice from the real world/5(4).

This book really needs to be updated. The content is hard to follow and the author didn't include an index, just a poorly organized contents section. Good luck trying to find a specific gang to study, they're not listed. I think this book has a lot of good information in it, it just really needs a Understanding Gangs book and more focus Understanding Gangs book other ethnic gangs/5(18).

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/5(3). Gangs: A Guide to Understanding Street Gangs - 5th Edition (Professional Development (LawTech Publishing)) Only 1 left in stock - order soon.

Clean, bright used copy with tight binding.5/5(2). Gangs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A guide to understanding street gangs for parents, teachers, mental health and law e /5.

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The book is a little dated but still has good information on the background of gangs. While not specific to my own areas gang problem and not spending enough time on the rising threat of Surenos, MS13, and none on MDTOs is still a book I refer to for information on the traditional street gang/5(17).

About this book Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to gangs.

Buy a cheap copy of Gangs: A Guide to Understanding Street book. As you begin your study of gang behaviors you will quickly find that gangs share many characteristics and are also unique to themselves.

The author has attempted to Free shipping over $   The book aims to make readers knowledgeable about groups that are formed based on ethnicity, gender, and activity. Descriptions of gang membership indicators, clothing styles, and. behaviors prove to be useful for people that want a more than general idea of how to identify certain gangs.4/5(1).

According to the book description of Gangs: A Guide to Understanding Street Gangs, “This popular text is a comprehensive guide for law enforcement and criminal justice-related professionals, mental health professionals, teachers and parents.

It includes gang life style, sociology and characteristics of: Latino, Asian, African-American, White. Understanding Gangs and Gang Mentality: Acquiring Evidence of the Gang Conspiracy Donald Lyddane Intelligence Analyst Safe Streets and Gang Unit FBI Headquarters I.

Introduction T he following lyrical excerpts, taken from a CD entitled "Claiming My City," represent true-life proclamations of two. The Gang Book is used as a tool to assist law enforcement, educators, and community justice partners in combating and understanding gangs.

This comprehensive guide represents the culmination of the Commission’s collaboration with federal, state, and city law enforcement partners and gang investigators. OCLC Number: Notes: "Includes over photos." Description: xxiii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: American street gangs --Youth violence in America --Gang lifestyle --Gang sociology --Gang growth, studies and migration --Gang behaviors --Gang membership profiles --Latino gangs --Sureno gangs th Street Gang --A South American import --Asian gangs --Tiny rascal gangs.

A book that traced the history and importance of the Texas prison reform on the development of gangs. Specifically, this book will provide the reader with an understanding of the legal and operational changes in Texas prisons, a state that now has the largest prison population in the United States.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Gangs: a guide to understanding street gangs Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English. Includes bibliographical references The behavior, customs, and practices of larger, better-known gangs (Asian, African-American, Jamaican, Native American, female, Skinhead, prison gangs, et al) Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in Pages: 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. Gangs A guide to understanding street gangs for parents, teachers, mental health and law enforcement professionals. A guide to understanding street gangs for parents, teachers, mental health and law enforcement professionals.5/5(1).

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Description: 69 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Understanding gangs and gang processes: Responsibility.