The Handbook of Gangs

Product Number: EB00621785
Released: Sep 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118726754
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

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

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Original Publish Date: Jul 21, 2015

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