The Handbook of Gangs

The Handbook of Gangs

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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. a€c Chapters cover a wide array of the most prominent issues in the field of gangs, written by scholars who have been leaders in developing new ways of thinking about the topics a€c Delivers cutting-edge reviews of the current state of research and practice and addresses where the field has been, where it is today and where it should go in the future a€c Includes extensive coverage of the individual theories of delinquency and provides special emphasis on policy and prevention program implications in the study of gangs a€c Offers a broad understanding of how other countries deal with gangs and their response to gangs, including Great Britain, Latin America, Australia and Europe a€c Chapters covering the legacies of four pioneers in gang researcha€”Malcolm W. Klein, Walter B. Miller, James F. Short Jr., and Irving A. SpergelIn M. Sherif and C. W. Sherif (Eds.), Problems of Youth: Transition to Adulthood in a Changing World (pp. 155a€“188). Chicago, IL: Aldine. Short, J. F. Jr. (1968). Comment on Lermana#39;s a€œGangs, networks and subcultural delinquency.a€ American anbsp;...

Title:The Handbook of Gangs
Author:Scott H. Decker, David C. Pyrooz
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-07-21


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