9780195070668

The Youth Gang Problem: A Community Approach

Spergel, Irving A.

ISBN 10: 0195070666 / 0-19-507066-6
ISBN 13: 9780195070668
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Hardcover
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Synopsis:
This systematic analysis of the youth gang problem in the USA focuses on current patterns of gang behaviour, with reference to historical and cross-cultural dimensions. The author integrates his own theory and practices with material on research programmes set up to address the problem.