Introduction to Gangs in America by Ronald M. Holmes,Richard Tewksbury,George Higgins

By Ronald M. Holmes,Richard Tewksbury,George Higgins

Gangs have lengthy been a social and legal possibility to society. Introduction to Gangs in the United States explains how gangs are addressed as a legal justice and public coverage challenge, offering a student-friendly, simply available, concise assessment of the function, position, constitution, and actions of gangs in American society. The publication describes what gangs are, what differentiates them from one another, how they proportion similarities, and the way they healthy into modern American culture.

The authors discover the background and constitution of gangs, exhibit their clandestine actions, and research their social effect. The ebook additionally contains info on gender concerns in gangs, and gives perception into how gangs influence American academic institutions

Offering an insider’s account, the booklet offers in-depth profiles of particular gangs, including:

  • Europe’s 5 significant biker gangs

  • The Outlaws

  • The Hell’s Angels

  • The Bandidos

  • The Pagans

  • Bloods

  • Aryan Brotherhood

  • Black Guerrilla Family

  • Mexican Mafia

  • Texas Syndicate

  • Neta

Discussion questions look on the finish of every bankruptcy, stimulating debate and school room dialogue.

It could by no means be attainable to get rid of gangs from our tradition. yet by means of figuring out their constitution, their strengths and vulnerabilities, and the way they function, legislations enforcement can higher shield the general public from their nefarious actions. this article offers destiny legislations enforcement execs infrequent insider perception right into a topic commonly shrouded in secrecy.

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