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Life in the Gang Family, Friends, and Violence

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ISBN-10: 0521565669

ISBN-13: 9780521565660

Edition: 1996

Authors: Steve Decker, Barrik Van Winkle, Scott H. Decker, Alfred Blumstein, David Farrington

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Description:

Based on three years of field work with 99 active gang members and 24 family members, this study describes the attractiveness of gangs, the process of joining, their chaotic and loose organisation, and their members' activities.
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Book details

List price: $46.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/28/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction
'Are you claiming?': methods of study
'I'm down with the Bloods, what's up cuz?': individual issues
'We ain't no worldwide thing or nothing': group membership issues
'Where you hanging?': minor crime and gang members
'I love to bang': serious crime by gang members
Gang members and social institutions
Gang members and their families
Responding to gangs: theory and policy
References