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Gangs and the abuse of power

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gangs -- United States -- Juvenile literature,
    • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Juvenile literature,
    • Dominance (Psychology) -- United States -- Juvenile literature,
    • Gangs,
    • Dominance (Psychology)

    • About the Edition

      The co-founder of the Crips tells how gang members abuse the power they have to hurt others and ultimately hurt themselves.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementStanley "Tookie" Williams, with Barbara Cottman Becnel.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesTookie speaks out against gang violence
      ContributionsBecnel, Barbara Cottman.
      LC ClassificationsHV6439.U5 W565 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL969520M
      ISBN 100823923460
      LC Control Number96006087

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Greene initially formulated some of the ideas in The 48 Laws of Power while working as a writer in Hollywood and Author: Robert Greene. Youth gangs are present in all areas of the world and represent a unique social structure, usually based solely on affiliation or common belief such as ethnic or religious principles, or by shared needs as in organized crime or prison gangs.

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A thoroughly updated look at the world of gangs, charting their growth and development in the United States and worldwide, as well as the efforts to curb their expanding criminal enterprises.

Gangs: A Reference Handbook, Second Edition offers an eye-opening look at modern gangs--their history, their ability to attract members from a widening social pool, as well as efforts by 5/5(1).

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Because of the power these gangs wield over some parts of Central America, the governments that should be protecting victims of gang violence have neither the ability nor the appetite to push back. The stereotypical media image for youth gangs is only partially accurate.

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treating all gangs the same will refute any method of treatment attempted to treat the issue police departments seeking federal funding for gang suppression may take a broad approach in defining gangs to maximize the number of gangs and gang members, giving the illusion of the.

The purpose of this book is to provide a balanced survey of the available literature and resources on gangs. Topics addressed include the history of gangs, the types of youth who join gangs and why they join, where gangs are found, what distinguishes a gang from any other group of youngsters, how law enforcement and other intervention programs are dealing with gangs.

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According to the Department of Justice's National Gang Threat Assessment, there are at le gangs and more thanactive gang members.

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