Youth gangs on youth gangs

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Solicitor General Canada, Ministry Secretariat , [Ottawa]
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StatementFrederick Mathews.
SeriesUser report ;, no. 1993-24
ContributionsCanada. Solicitor General Canada. Ministry Secretariat., Canada. Solicitor General Canada. Police Policy and Research Division.
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LC ClassificationsHV6439.C2 M38 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 111 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1220297M
ISBN 100662211456
LC Control Number94219196
OCLC/WorldCa30667792

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Inthere were approximatelyactive street gang members in the United States, according to the National Youth Gang Center. Inthe National Gang Intelligence Center of the Federal Bureau of Investigation asserted that "There are approximately million active street, prison, and outlaw gang members comprising more t gangs in the United States.".

Findings indicated that a significant number of these youth were gang members (% of the sample) or involved in gangs (% of the sample).

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Few issues attract greater concern and censure than those that surround youth 'gangs'. Paradoxically, youth researchers have conventionally been reluctant to even use the term 'gang' but, more recently, such reluctance has receded.

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.

Paradoxically, youth researchers have conventionally been reluctant to even use the term 'gang' but, more recently, such reluctance has receded. Indeed, it is increasingly claimed that – in particular urban 'territories' – youth gangs are commonplace, some young people are deeply immersed in violence and the carrying and use of weapons Cited by: The proliferation of youth gangs since has fueled the public’s fear and mag-nified possible misconceptions about youth gangs.

To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Youth Gang Series delves into many of the key issues related to youth gangs. Gangs provide acceptance and protection to inner-city youth; in Los Angeles gangs doubled from in to (w members) in See also juvenile delinquency.

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In this ground-breaking new book on the Norteña and Sureña (North/South) youth gang dynamic, cultural anthropologist and linguist Norma Mendoza-Denton looks at the daily lives of young Latinas and their innovative use of speech, bodily practices, and symbolic exchanges that signal their gang affiliations and ideologies.

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