Exceptionally complete and more informative than any other book on organized crime and gangs, this volume explores in detail the formation of gangs worldwide, the history of the gangs' criminal activities, and the future of the gangs in society--including gangs that are hardly mentioned in other volumes. Every gang is viewed historically, structurally, culturally, territorially, and economically. Readers will develop a thorough understanding of--and comparative insight into--the inner workings of gangs, both local and worldwide. Discusses worldwide governments and their participation, if any, in gang activities. Gangs Throughout History. What Is a Gang? Gang Structure and Organization. Italian Organized Crime. Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. Supremacists and Militias (Black Power; White Power). Street Gangs. Black Organized Crime (Jamaican; Nigerian). Chinese Organized Crime Groups. Asian Organized Crime (Japanese; Korean; Vietnamese). Hispanic Organized Crime (Colombian; Cuban; Dominican; Mexican). Russian/Israeli Organized Crime. Third World and Other Groups (Palestinian; Syrian; Turkish; Lebanese; Iraqi; United Arab Emirates; Iranian Groups; Pakistani Groups; India Groups; Burmese Groups). Eastern Europe Groups (Albanian Groups. Polish Groups. Gypsy Groups. Bulgarian Groups. Czech Republic Groups.) MARKET: For law enforcement and social work agencies and others seeking in-depth information on gangs.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0133248569
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110133248569