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Title Gangs : the origins and impact of contemporary youth gangs in the United States / edited by Scott Cummings and Daniel J. Monti
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1993]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 355 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in urban public policy
SUNY series on urban public policy.
Contents What we know and do not know about gangs. Origins and problems of gang research in the United States / Daniel J. Monti -- Gangs, drugs, and violence / Joan Moore -- The behavior and organization of gangs in different settings. Anatomy of a wilding gang / Scott Cummings -- "Down with the program" : racial attitudes and group violence among youth in Bensonhurst and Gravesend / Howard Pinderhughes -- The established gang / Diego Vigil -- Hispanic street gangs in Chicago's public schools / Ray Hutchison and Charles Kyle -- Blazon nouveau : gang graffiti in the barrios of Los Angeles and Chicago / Ray Hutchison -- The working gang / Felix Padilla -- Gang organization and migration / Jerome H. Skolnick, Ricky Bluthenthal, Theodore Correl -- Gangs in more- and less-settled communities / Daniel J. Monti -- What can be done about gangs. Moral panic and the response to gangs in California / Patrick Jackson with Cary Rudman -- Gangs and civil rights / Robert A. Destro -- Public policy and gangs : social science and the urban underclass / Scott Cummings, Daniel J. Monti
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-352) and index
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Subject Gangs -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Cummings, Scott, 1944-
Monti, Daniel J., Jr., 1949-
ISBN 0585063249 (electronic bk.)
9780585063249 (electronic bk.)