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The Re-Evolution of American Street Gangs

Edited by Mohamad Khatibloo, Gregorio Estevane, Dale L. June

CRC Press – 2015 – 368 pages

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Description

Addressing the intricacies and diversities of street gangs, a major and growing blight across the country, this book draws on the expertise of high-ranking law enforcement officials monitoring terrorist activity and gang-related crimes as well as professional private investigators who have spent several decades investigating gangs and learning their subculture, lifestyle, motivations, and relationships. Ideal for supplemental reading in gang violence courses on criminal justice, sociology, law and psychology, this comprehensive anthology presents thorough coverage of a notoriously difficult subject.

Contents

A Gang Life. Violence and Youth; A Growing Relationship? The Affect of Gang Culture on Juveniles. Gang History. Religion and Criminal Gangs (A Perspective). Seven Pathways Into and Out of Gangs. Gang Culture in USA. If Drug Abuse is the Answer then what is the Question? The Use of Technology by US Gangs. Street Gang Graffiti 101. In Defense of a Gang Member; Sample Gang Expert Witness Report. Evolution of Gangs from the Past to Today and Predictions for the Future. Criminal Gang Enhancement Prosecutions in California: ‘Presumed Guilty" or "Dirtying up the Defendant". Appendices.

Name: The Re-Evolution of American Street Gangs (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: Edited by Mohamad Khatibloo, Gregorio Estevane, Dale L. June. Addressing the intricacies and diversities of street gangs, a major and growing blight across the country, this book draws on the expertise of high-ranking law enforcement officials monitoring terrorist activity and gang-related crimes as well as...
Categories: Policing, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Youth Offending and Youth Justice, Criminological Psychology, Youth Justice