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In the matter of combating the proliferation of youth gangs

New York (State). Legislature. Senate. Committee on Investigations, Taxation, and Government Operations.

In the matter of combating the proliferation of youth gangs

by New York (State). Legislature. Senate. Committee on Investigations, Taxation, and Government Operations.

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Published by Candyco Transcription Service in [New York? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Gangs -- New York (State),
    • Juvenile delinquency -- New York (State) -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Hearing held Sept. 23, 1999, New York, N.Y.

      StatementNew York State Senate Committee on Investigations, Taxation, and Government Operations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFN5010.3 .I58 1999b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination281 leaves ;
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6808585M
      LC Control Number00273854

        The proliferation of gangs, or maras, is at the center of the crisis of violence, and is fodder for right-wing populists calling for mano dura, or iron fist, approaches to . A study from the Cape Flats BY ANDRE STANDING his is a book about gangs and organised crime on the Cape Flats. Some people may be disappointed that it does not contain more stories and anecdotes. matter of urgency as the threat posed by .

      No matter what process is used, new local gangs will most likely emerge in response to territorial challenges or perceived protection needs. Regardless of the pattern of new gang initiation, gang member migration would create an increase in both the number of gangs and gang membership. Youth Gangs: An Overview James C. Howell The proliferation of youth gangs since has fueled the public’s fear and mag-nified possible misconceptions about youth gangs. To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has initiated the Youth Gang Series to delveFile Size: KB.

      The boulevard ain’t safe for your kids: Youth gang membership and violent victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 24(2), – (see question 15) Taylor, T. J., Freng, A., Esbensen, F., and Peterson, D. (). Youth gang membership and serious violent victimization: The importance of lifestyles and routine activities. Not only is it on the rise, but female gang members are displaying more violent behavior. In order to protect female youth from this growing problem, it is important to find the underlying causes that attract youth to join gangs and to find solutions to prevent and intervene in the lives of active and potential female gang members.


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He has co-authored several books including CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA: A CRITICAL VIEW (with Randall G. Shelden, Allyn and Bacon); INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (with Randall G. Shelden, Karen Miller, and Randall Fritzler, Waveland Press); and the three previous editions of YOUTH GANGS IN AMERICAN by: To speak of the proliferation of gangs in the U.S.

in the last two decades requires some care. First, each of the three veteran scholars most closely associated with recognizing and documenting this proliferation has at one time implied the need for theoretical by: 4. In A World of Gangs, John Hagedorn explores this international proliferation of the urban gang as a consequence of the ravages of globalization.

Looking closely at gang formation in three world cities-Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, and Capetown-he discovers that some gangs have institutionalized as a strategy to confront a hopeless cycle of poverty, racism, and oppression. The proliferation of youth gangs since has fueled the public’s fear and magnified possible misconceptions about youth gangs.

To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Youth Gang Series delves into many of the key issues related to youth gangs.

The se-File Size: KB. This book — organized into 11 chapters on topics such as what gangs and gang members look like, the gang subculture, criminal activities of gangs, and girls and gangs — provides a useful resource for educators, parents and youth workers looking to develop research-based ways to curtail this endemic : Jami Jones.

sons, that there is a problem, especially in the early stages of youth gang developmentinacommunity”(Huff,p.1).Publicpolicies,particularly law enforcement practices, respond in very direct File Size: KB. Given the diversity of communities and the multi-faceted nature of youth gangs, there are no quick-fix or “one-size-fits-all” solutions.

In most cases, the most effective overall approach to the youth gang problem is one that incorporates prevention, intervention and suppression activities. The proliferation of youth gangs since has fueled the public’s fear and magnified possible misconceptions about youth gangs.

To address the mounting concern about youth gangs, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Youth Gang Series delves into many of the key issues related to youth gangs. deter misuse of these new mediums.

This paper will discuss the proliferation of Mobile and Internet Payment Systems (MIPS) and the complications they present to banks and financial crimes investigators, as well as recommendations for combating their use as vehicles for money laundering and terrorist Size: KB.

A hip hop dance style developed by Caribbean, African American, and Latino youth dancing to Kool Herc's b-beat music. Much of the dance was adapted from James Brown's slides and good-footin' spins, Brooklyn up rocking, the Lindy Hop, tap dance, funk dance moves from the West Coast, etc.

and linked together into a medley labeled 'breaking' or 'b-boying'. Books shelved as gangs: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Rules of Attraction by Simone. YOUTH GANGS by Tia Kim, Pedro R.

Payne, Carly Dierkhising. Introduction Gang members represent a relatively small proportion of the adolescent population.

However, they commit the majority of serious youth violence (Howell, b; Thornberry, ). Along with the rapid proliferation of gangs since ,File Size: 53KB. Youth Gangs in Canada: A Review of Current Topics (Klein & Maxson, ) and to properly tailor strategies targeting those at risk of and involved in youth gangs.

No matter what criteria are employed, caution should be taken when defining a youth gang and gang involvement. They should continue to combat the 'gang lore' spreading the.

Gangs and social change In his influential book The Violent Gang, Yablonsky posited that gang members suffered from psychological maladies that left them more violence-prone than other youth; it was these character flaws resulting in violence than the general population of youth from poor areas.

The proliferation of “gangs” and what is now referred to as “gang cul- ference was its emphasis on Gangs, Violence and Governance. The book is divided into two sections. Section one, which consists of ernment of these islands to combat gangs.

She too offers recommendations at the conclusion of her chapter. Inthe National Youth Gang Survey (NYGS), a nationally representative sample of law enforcement agencies, estimated that there wereactive gang members gangs in the United. Youth Gangs: The ole of the Family in the Formation and Prevention of Youth Gangs The issue of youth gangs is one of the most serious concerns facing administrators in the UK today.

Numerous factors have been identified as increasing the risk of one getting lured into gang. Deterring youth gang involvement. Gangs are a problem plaguing our nation.

While trends show a steady decrease from the past, gangs are still prevalent in. In the first book on gang life, Frederic Thrasher’s The Gang: A Study of 1, Gangs in Chicago, was published. Only in the last 20 years, as gangs have spread from the inner cities to the suburbs and beyond, has the study of gangs become more than just a specialization in sociology and criminology/5(3).

Respondents estimated that more than one-third (36 percent) of their youth gangs had a significant mixture of two or more racial/ethnic groups. The largest proportion of these “mixed gangs” was in small cities, where they represented 54 percent of all gangs, and the smallest proportion was in large cities (32 percent).

gang, group of people organized for a common purpose, often criminal. Gangs of criminals were long known on the American frontier and also flourished in urban settings.

Notorious were the outlaws led by Jesse James and his brother, the Sydney Ducks of San Francisco (active in the s), and the Hudson Dusters of turn-of-the-century New York City.

Modern criminal gangs .However, these figures represent an approximate to percent increase over the past 11 years when former Attorney General George Deukmejian's Youth Gang Task Force estima gang members in the state during The Youth Gang Task Force figures were based on a series of hearings held throughout the state in Gangs in Central America Congressional Research Service Summary The Mara Salvatrucha (MS) and its main rival, the “18th Street” gang, continue to undermine citizen security and subvert government authority in parts of Central America.