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. ac 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 ac 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 ac Includes extensive coverage of the individual theories of delinquency and provides special emphasis on policy and prevention program implications in the study of gangs ac Offers a broad understanding of how other countries deal with gangs and their response to gangs, including Great Britain, Latin America, Australia and Europe ac Chapters covering the legacies of four pioneers in gang researchaMalcolm 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. 155a188). Chicago, IL: Aldine. Short, J. F. Jr. (1968). Comment on Lermana#39;s aGangs, 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|