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North American criminal gangs : street, prison, outlaw motorcycle, and drug trafficking organizations

Thomas Barker

©2012

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  • Title:
    North American criminal gangs : street, prison, outlaw motorcycle, and drug trafficking organizations
  • Author: Thomas Barker
  • Description: 1. Introduction -- What exactly is a gang? -- Selected examples of single purpose gangs -- Selected examples of organized criminal gangs -- Drug trafficking organizations -- Street gangs -- Los Angeles-based or influenced street gangs -- Chicago-based or influenced street gangs -- Prison gangs -- Outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMG) -- 2. Street gangs -- Chicago-based/influenced street gangs -- Gangster Disciple Nation -- Black Gangsters or New Breed -- Latin Kings -- Black P. Stone Nation -- Vice Lords -- Four Corner Hustlers -- Maniac Latin Disciples -- Chicago Caucasian street gangs -- C-Notes -- Almighty Gaylords -- Popes -- Simon City Royals -- Los Angeles-based/influenced street gangs -- African American street gangs -- Bloods -- Crips -- Hispanic street gangs -- Surenos and Nortenos Alliances -- 18th Street -- Florencia 13 -- Mara Salvatrucha (MS 13) -- Avenues -- Varrio Azusa 13 -- Street gangs in Canada -- Territories -- Provinces -- Reading 1. Mexican American youth and adult prison gangs in a changing heroin market -- Reading 2. How the street gangs took Central America -- Reading 3. Aboriginal gangs and their (dis)placement : contextualizing recruitment, membership, and status -- Reading 4. The ballad of Daniel Wolfe -- 3. Prison gangs -- Selected prison gangs -- Aryan Brotherhood -- Barrio Azteca -- The Black Guerilla Family -- Hermanos de Pistoleros Latinos (HPL) -- Mexican Mafia (EME) -- Mexikanemi (The Texas Mexican Mafia or EMI) -- Nuestra Familia -- Public Enemy Number 1 -- Texas Syndicate (TS) -- Reading 1. Blood in, blood out : the violent empire of the Aryan Brotherhood -- Reading 2. PEN1 : Public Enemy Number 1 : California's growing racist gang -- Reading 3. Vicious cycle : Aryan Circle blamed for two cop killings -- Reading 4. The Barrio Azteca trial and the prison gang-cartel interface.
    4. Outlaw motorcycle gangs -- Big five outlaw motorcycle gangs : an introduction -- Hells Angels MC (HAMC) -- Bandidos MC -- Outlaws MC -- Pagans MC -- Sons of Silence MC -- Puppet/support clubs -- Independent outlaw motorcycle gangs -- Black or interracial one-percent OMGs -- Reading 1. Crimes of the big four motorcycle gangs -- Reading 2. Coordinated chaos : the psychology and structure of organized crime among one percent bikers -- Reading 3. American-based biker gangs : international organized crime -- Reading 4. Hells Angels in springtime -- 5. Drug trafficking organizations -- Drug trafficking organizations and cartels -- Mexican drug cartels -- Reading 1. Drug violence in Mexico : data and analysis from 2001-2009 -- Reading 2. Fact sheet : Department of Justice efforts to combat Mexican drug cartels -- Reading 3. Polarization and sustained violence in Mexico's cartel war -- Reading 4. The Mexican drug cartel threat in Central America -- 6. Dealing with adult criminal gangs and drug trafficking organizations -- Investigation and prosecution strategies -- RICO and VICAR prosecutions of criminal enterprises -- Conclusion -- Reading 1. Enterprise theory of investigation -- Reading 2. The flexibility of RICO and its use on street gangs engaging in organized crime in the United States -- Reading 3. Antigang legislation and its potential impact : the promises and the pitfalls.
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  • Publication Date: ©2012
  • Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press
  • Format: xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781611630718 (alk. paper);ISBN 1611630711 (alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Gangs -- North America; Prison gangs -- North America; Motorcycle gangs -- North America; Drug traffic -- North America; Drug traffic; Gangs; Motorcycle gangs; Prison gangs; North America
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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