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Encyclopedia of gangs

Louis Kontos; David Brotherton

©2008

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  • Title:
    Encyclopedia of gangs
  • Author: Louis Kontos; David Brotherton
  • Description: The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN) / The Asociación Ñeta / Australian youth gangs / The Black Hand / Bloods / Brazilian gangs / Chavos Banda in New York City / Chicano gangs / Chinese organized crime and gangs / Criminal career paradigm / Criminal organizations / Criminal subcultures and gangs / Crips / Differential association theory / Football hooligans / French gangs / Gang and non-gang grafitti / Gang clothing / Gang females^^ Gang graffiti: East Coast vs. West Coast / Gang identity as performance / Gang photography / Gang prevention and intervention programs / Gang symbols / Gang workers / Gangs and drugs / Gangs and post-industrialism / Gangs and the media / Gangs and the underground economy / Gangs as social and economic organizations / Gangs in prison / Gangs in U.S. schools / Gangster disciples / Gangster wannabes / German gangs / Godfathers / GRASP (Gang Reduction and Aggressive Supervision Parole) / Hate groups^^^ Hell's Angels in Canada / Japanese organized crime and gangs / Jewish gangs and gangsters / King Blood / Kingism / Korean organized crime and gangs / Labeling theory / Latin gangs in Barcelona / Latin King Bible / The Latin Queens / Little brother syndrome / Machismo / Mexican gangs / Moral panics / Non-racist skinheads / Operation Ceasefire / Organized crime / Outlaw bikers / PATHE (Positive Action Through Holistic Education) / Police repression tactics against U.S. street gangs / Qualitative analysis and gangs^^ Racist skinheads in the U.S. / Rap music / Research methods / Restorative justice and gang crime / Russian gangs / Skinheads / Social construction of gangs / Social disorganization / South African gangs / Spanish gangs / Street organizations / Subcultural theories of gangs / Subculture of gangs / Suburban gangs / Terrorism and gangs / Thrasher, Frederic / Transnational gangs / Trenchcoat Mafia / Vice Lords Inc. / Vietnamese organized crime and gangs / Vigilante gangs / Williams, Stanley Tookie / Yablonsky and The violent gang /
    Examines gangs throughout the United States in over eighty entries covering topics such as history, the wide range of communities where gangs form, and their increasingly complex lifestyle.
  • Publication Date: ©2008
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press
  • Format: xxii, 289 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780313334023;ISBN 0313334021
  • Subjects: Gangs -- United States -- Encyclopedias; Gangs -- Encyclopedias; Gangs -- États-Unis -- Encyclopédies; Gangs -- Encyclopédies; Gangs; Bande; Gäng -- Förenta staterna; United States; USA; Reference works; Encyclopedias; Reference works
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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