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Title
Youth gangs
Type
Text
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
LCC: HV6439.U5 H69 1998 (Source: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2001387239
Table Of Contents
Introduction
History of youth gangs
Demographic characteristics
Gang specialization
Female gang delinquency
Scope of the problem
Youth gang proliferation
Gang problems in juvenile detention and correctional facilities
Community and economy
Why do youth join gangs?
Risk factors for gang membership
Youth gangs and violence
Guns
Homicides
Drive-by shootings
Drug trafficking
Gang migration
Homicide and the drug trade
Changing composition of youth gangs
Solutions
Conclusion.
Authorized Access Point
Howell, James C. Youth gangs
Authorized Access Point Variant
United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Youth gangs