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Gangs: The Origins and Impact of Contemporary Youth Gangs in the United States

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This book is an examination of contemporary gangs in American cities. Gangs have proliferated over the past ten years and pose a new set of challenges to public officials, law enforcement agencies, and urban educators. Most major cities are now confronted with serious problems derived from gang violence, drug traffic, and disruption of the public educational system. In the face of deindustrialization and deepening recession, many minority youngsters view gangs as attractive alternatives to a futile search for employment in ...

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Gangs: The Origins and Impact of Contemporary Youth Gangs in the United States
1993, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791413265

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Gangs: The Origins and Impact of Contemporary Youth Gangs in the United States
1993, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791413258

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