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Outlaw motorcycle gangs
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LCC: HV6486 .L37 2015 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 364.106/6 full
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Lccn: 2015430009
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"Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (OMCGs) are increasingly seen as a threat to communities around the world. They are a visible threat as a recognizable symbol of deviance and violence. This book discusses the social context within which OMCGs and groups have emerged and the implication of labelling these groups as deviant and outlaw. There is no doubt that members of these clubs have been involved in serious criminal activity and this book explores whether gang and organised crime theory can effectively explain their criminal activities. Importantly, the book also assesses policing and political responses to the clubs' activities. It argues that there is an increasing need for national and international cooperation on the part of law enforcement agencies with various levels of government as well as the private sector. Importantly, the book offers suggestions for the best responses to the crimes committed by members of OMCGs" -- Publisher's description.
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction
2. History of the outlaw motorcycle gangs
3. Organized crime and outlaw motorcycle gangs
4. Gang theory and outlaw motorcycle gangs
5. Policing outlaw motorcycle gangs : the 'one percenters'
6. Political responses
7. Conclusion.
Authorized Access Point
Lauchs, Mark, Outlaw motorcycle gangs
Authorized Access Point Variant
Bain, Andy, 1971- Outlaw motorcycle gangs
Bell, Peter (Peter J.), Outlaw motorcycle gangs