Julie Johnson Why Do People Join Gangs?

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Why Do People Join Gangs?

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Part of growing up is about expressing yourself and voicing your own opinions about major subjects, such as joining gangs. It isn't easy to say what you think about anything unless you have all the facts. This book gives clear, no-nonsense information about gangs and the people who join them. Quotes from current and ex- gang members show the pros and cons of gang life. It explores issues such as bullying and peer pressure while also showing the good sides of being one of the gang. Combining real-life case studies with interesting facts and figures from all around the world, this book provides the information you need to make up your own mind about this important subject.

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Julie Johnson writes on PHSE issues, and is an independent PHSE consultant and trainer to schools, youth and play services, assisting with training policy and practice.

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Gr 5-8-Concise and well written, this book provides an overview of the problem, focusing on the United States, but discussing other countries as well. The questions of who, what, and why are clearly answered and terms are explained in the text and in a glossary. Several chapters on bullying give the reasons for it and how to deal with it; getting out of a gang is also addressed. Two-page topics include "Rites and rituals," "Gang mentality," "Gang identity," and "Drug dealing and protection rackets." Each spread includes three to five paragraphs of text and full-color, posed photos with captions. This book could be used by guidance counselors in groups or with individual students. Any victims of bullying should find it helpful.

Carol Wichman, formerly at Northridge Local Schools, Dayton, OH

Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.

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