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Youth Gangs and Community Intervention Research, Practice, and Evidence

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ISBN-10: 023114685X

ISBN-13: 9780231146852

Edition: 2010

Authors: Robert Chaskin

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List price: $79.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 2/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

William M. Klepper is a professor of management at the Columbia Business School, where he teaches a course on executive leadership, and the faculty director of Columbia's partnership with the Outstanding Directors Exchange (ODX). His most recent publication is What CEOs Have Yet to Learn.Robert Chaskin is an associate professor at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration and a research fellow at Chapin Hall Center for Children. He is the coauthor of Building Community Capacity.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Framing the Youth Gang Problem
The Chicago School: A Context for Youth Intervention Research and Development
The Evolution of Gang Policy: Balancing Intervention and Suppression
Evidence, Evaluation, and Knowledge Utilization
Lessons Learned from Gang Program Evaluations: Prevention, Intervention, Suppression, and Comprehensive Community Approaches
An Examination of the Role of CeaseFire, the Chicago Police, Project Safe Neighborhoods, and Displacement in the Reduction in Homicide in Chicago in 2004
From Knowledge to Response and Back Again: Theory and Evaluation in Responding to Gangs
Promoting Research Integrity in Community-Based Intervention Research
(RE) Considering Contexts, Orientations, and Interventions
Multiple Marginality and Human Development: Applying Research Insights for Gang Prevention and Intervention
A Community Youth Development Approach to Gang Control Programs
Taking Criminology Seriously: Narratives, Norms, Networks, and Common Ground
Community Gang Programs: Theory, Models, and Effectiveness
List of Contributors
Index