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Decker, Scott H and Pyrooz, David C, eds. (2015) The handbook of gangs. Wiley .

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Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to gangs.

•  Chapters cover a wide array of the most prominent issues in the field of gangs, written by scholars who have been leaders in developing new ways of thinking about the topics

•  Delivers cutting-edge reviews of the current state of research and practice and addresses where the field has been, where it is today and where it should go in the future

•  Includes extensive coverage of the individual theories of delinquency and provides special emphasis on policy and prevention program implications in the study of gangs

•  Offers a broad understanding of how other countries deal with gangs and their response to gangs, including Great Britain, Latin America, Australia and Europe

• Chapters covering the legacies of four pioneers in gang research—Malcolm W. Klein, Walter B. Miller, James F. Short Jr., and Irving A. Spergel

Item Type:Book
Date:2015
Call No:MM12, VA2
Pages:592 p.
Publisher:Wiley
ISBN:9781118726785
EndNote:View
Accession Number:HRB 5333 (Available)
Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Basic prevention categories > Targeted prevention
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention programme or service
MM-MO Crime and law > Organised crime
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > International aspects

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