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Juvenile gangs in context

Malcolm W. Klein

Juvenile gangs in context

theory, research and action

by Malcolm W. Klein

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Malcolm W Klein.
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Open LibraryOL13643368M

Juvenile: Youth at or below the upper age of original juvenile court jurisdiction, which varies depending on the State (e.g., the age is 15 in some States, and 17 in others). Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: Congress enacted the Juvenile JusticeFile Size: 1MB. Juvenile female violence has not increased relative to juvenile male violence. The contexts for girls' violence are peer interactions, family interactions, at school, within disadvantaged neighborhoods, and in gangs. Girls fight with peers to gain status, to defend their sexual reputation, and in self-defense against sexual harassment.

  Race and ethnicity represent a pivotal issue in almost any conversation regarding gang members. These two concepts have been invariably linked in both research and the larger social world. Images of this connection invade our social milieu and appear frequently in movies, television, news, and music. However, academic research also contributes to this : Adrienne Freng. An edited volume, Race and Juvenile Justice offers a collection of readings that examines race and the juvenile justice system in a historical and social context. Part I of the volume is dedicated to each of the American racial /ethnic groups (African-American, Asian-American, Latino-American, Native-American, and White-American). These readings present the complexities of .

Juvenile Gangs Kaplan University CJ Juvenile Delinquency In the United States a gang is a group of recurrently associating individuals or close friends with identifiable leadership and internal organization, identifying with or claiming control over territory in a community, and engaging either individually or collectively in violent or other forms of illegal behavior.   Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society, Second Edition presents students with a fresh, critical examination of juvenile delinquency in the context of real communities and social policies—integrating many social factors that shape juvenile delinquency and its control, including race, ethnicity, class, gender, and : SAGE Publications.


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Authors Kristin A. Bates and Richelle S. Swan use true stories and contemporary. gang, group of people organized for a common purpose, often criminal.

Gangs of criminals were long known on the American frontier and also flourished in urban settings. Notorious were the outlaws led by Jesse James and his brother, the Sydney Ducks of San Francisco (active in the s), and the Hudson Dusters of turn-of-the-century New York City.

Modern criminal gangs. In addition, gangs may form among groups of recent immigrants as a way of maintaining a strong ethnic identity.

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