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Title Gangs : opposing viewpoints / William Dudley and Louise I. Gerdes, book editors.

Imprint Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.1066 G1552o 2005    ---  Available
 FSCC Reference  R 016 OPP 2005    ---  Missing
Description 206 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-201) and index.
Contents Gangs are a serious problem in American communities / Wesley McBride -- Media sensationalize the gang problem / Mike Carlie -- Gang migration from large cities is a serious problem / David M. Allender -- Gang experts exaggerate the threat of gang migration from large cities / Diane Schaefer -- Drug trafficking by gangs is a serious problem / National Alliance of Gang Investigators Associations -- Gangs in Native American communities are a growing problem / Vince Beiser -- Number of girl gang members is growing / Catherine Edwards -- Deported U.S. gang members threaten Central American communities / Rupert Widdicombe, Duncan Campbell -- Young people join gangs because of social marginalization / James Diego Vigil -- Young people join gangs to make money selling drugs / Mark D. Freado -- Mass media influence young people to join gangs / Mike Carlie -- Young people are drawn to gangs for multiple reasons / California Attorney General's Office, Crime and Violence Prevention Center -- National law enforcement strategy is needed to combat gangs / Dianne Feinstein -- National law enforcement strategy is an inadequate solution to the problem of gangs / Mariel Garza -- Laws against gang activities reduce gang violence / John Gibeaut -- Laws against gang activities unfairly target minority youth / Ryan Pintado-Vertner, Jeff Chang -- Antiloitering laws reduce gang violence / Richard K. Willard -- Antiloitering laws unfairly target minorities / Dorothy Roberts -- Injunctions restricting gang activities reduce gang violence / Gregory S. Walston -- Injunctions restricting gang activities alone are ineffective / Wendy Thomas Russell -- Communities should provide economic and social support for potential and past gang members / Martin McHugh -- Communities must stand up to gang intimidation / Paul Douglas White -- Communities should treat gang violence as a public health problem / Allen L. Hixon -- Parents can discourage gang involvement / Kendra Hamilton -- Youths must take individual responsibility to steer clear of gangs / Melissa Ezarik.
Subject Gangs.
Juvenile delinquency.
Added Author Dudley, William, 1964-
Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-
ISBN 0737722347 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0737722355 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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