The violent gang

by Lewis Yablonsky

Publisher: Authors Choice Press in LaVergne, Tenn

Written in English
Cover of: The violent gang | Lewis Yablonsky
Published: Pages: 313 Downloads: 416
Share This

Subjects:

  • Juvenile delinquency,
  • Gangs

Edition Notes

StatementLewis Yablonsky
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9106.N6 Y2 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 313 pages ;
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26357894M
ISBN 101440144621
ISBN 109781440144622
OCLC/WorldCa472480072

The best books on Gang Crime recommended by Gavin Knight. Inner-city crime is a matter of deprivation not race. It comes from a street culture that respects extreme violence, says Gavin Knight, an author who spent two years among British gangs and the police units covering them. Interview by .   Gang violence has risen sharply, especially in large cities. Id. Youth gangs are becoming more violent and increasingly serve as a way for members to engage in illegal money-making activities, such as drug and firearms trafficking. Id. In , gang members were suspects or victims in about forty percent of all homicides in Los Angeles County. C. Gang, also called street gang or youth gang, a group of persons, usually youths, who share a common identity and who generally engage in criminal contrast to the criminal behaviour of other youths, the activities of gangs are characterized by some level of organization and continuity over time. There is no consensus on the exact definition of a gang, however, and scholars have. The Gang Book, a report used as an information sharing tool among law enforcement agencies, shows that gangs use sites like YouTube, Facebook, and other social media platforms to taunt rivals.

  Updated gang maps also being released in a Chicago Crime Commission Gang Book chart the turf of 59 gangs, from Reese’s Black Disciples to the lesser-known Krazy Get Down Boys. They illustrate how gangs have splintered into smaller, less disciplined factions quicker to resort to violence.

The violent gang by Lewis Yablonsky Download PDF EPUB FB2

A newly revised and expanded edition of Dr. Lewis Yablonsky's classic study of violent urban gangs. Drawing on "live research" gathered while he was director of community crime-prevention program Yablonsky traces the "natural history" of two infamous New York City by: Yablonsky, who organized an athletic and social program in this area, achieved a temporary truce between two gangs, became a friend of some of the boys, traces the origins of these uptown gangs and the dynamics of the gang in action.

The last half of the book deals with the historical view; early studies and interpretations of gang behavior, the sociopathic personality of its members, and possible.

Overview A newly revised and expanded edition of Dr. Lewis Yablonsky's classic study of violent urban gangs.

Drawing on "live research" gathered while he was director of community crime-prevention program Yablonsky traces the "natural history" of two infamous New York City : In their own words gang members tell why they murdered a fifteen-year-old polio victim and describe pat A newly revised and expanded edition of Dr.

Lewis Yablonsky's classic study of violent urban gangs/5. the violent gang Download the violent gang or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the violent gang book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Off Color follows the rise of the Purples from their evolution as a street gang through their rise to underworld power and ultimate self-destruction.

This book transports readers through the unspeakably dark side of Detroit's Prohibition history/5(9). 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 are largely urban and. The fact that the book is based upon the actual real-life exploits of the Glanton Gang also kinds of makes it worse. It is however, one the greatest American Novels of the 20th Century, don’t let the violence.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. Get print book. No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon The violent gang.

Lewis Yablonsky. Irvington, - Social Science - pages. 0 Reviews. Woodrell’s later works such as Winter’s Bone are more famous but I love this fast and violent novel about a gang of ex-cons muscling in on a town.

The authors also discuss gang members' rather slapdash involvement in major property crime and their disorganised participation in drug traffic, as well as the often fatal consequences of their violent life-style.

Although the book focuses on the individual, organisational, and institutional aspects of gang membership, it also explores gang members' involvement with other school and neighborhood Cited by: Three new books offer a look back at the group’s violent legacy.

At the time of the Zetas formation in the early s, as an armed wing of the Gulf Cartel, little seemed to distinguish the group from scores of predecessors and contemporaries. The violent gang by Lewis Yablonsky,Authors Choice Press edition, in English.

The violent gang by Yablonsky, Lewis. Publication date Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Includes index Facsimile reprint. Originally published: New York: Macmillan, Access-restricted-item true Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China.

Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on. The violent gang: the modern gang --The gang in action --The natural history of a gang: the rise of the Balkans --The search for peace --Prelude to a rumble --The dragons invade --A final view of Balkan organization --Social-psychological perspectives on the gang: a historical view of gangs: past and present --The gang in recent sociological theory --Toward a theory of the violent gang --The.

Explore our list of Teens, youth and violence->Teen nonfiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.

Teens, youth and violence->Teen nonfiction: Books. 1 - 11 of 11 results gangs by noah berlatsky paperback. slavery. The Chicago Crime Commission has released its latest book of street gangs in the Chicago area that identifies about a thousand leaders and posts their mugshots over nearly pages.

The book comes Author: Paige Fry. The book, All the Way Down: The Violent Underworld of Street Gangs by Vincent Riccio and Bill Slocum, featured real accounts of the Gowanus Boys. The gang was located in the Gowanus section of South Brooklyn, and was one of the earlier neighborhood crews that would evolve into the larger, loosely affiliated South Brooklyn Boys street gang.

The gangs on this list, however, mostly grew up in places and among social classes that don’t offer that kind of redress. The disputes that arise among pimps, smugglers, thieves, and drug pushers mostly get solved with violence–the more violent, the better. The Gang Book is distributed to every law enforcement agency in the city and state, as well as to schools, and is designed to prosecute, address, and reduce gang violence.

It includes detailed gang profiles and maps, an explanation of the role of social media in gang interactions, information regarding suburban gang activity, an outline of the. Genre/Form: Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yablonsky, Lewis. Violent gang.

New York, N.Y.: Irvington, (OCoLC)   The commission says “The Gang Book” is to be used as a tool to assist law enforcement, educators and community justice partners in combating and understanding gangs. The business.

Gangs pull teens away from school and home into a life of violence. One of the scariest aspects of gang violence is it’s often indiscriminate and unpredictable.

Gang members have been known to kick, punch, hit, or even kill their victims. People get hurt if they are in the wrong place at the wrong time. Scott H. Decker is Foundation Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.

His most recent books include European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups (edited with Frank Weerman, ), Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling: Lessons from the Inside (), and Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work (with. A gang is a group or society of associates, friends or members of a family with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over territory in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior.

Gangs arose in America by the middle of the nineteenth century and were a concern for city leaders from. The authors also discuss gang members' rather slapdash involvement in major property crime and their disorganised participation in drug traffic, as well as the often fatal consequences of their violent life-style.

Although the book focuses on the individual, organisational, and institutional aspects of gang membership, it also explores gang. Former Gang Leader's Book: 'We Were Predators' - Riverhead, NY - Brutal truths about gang life: "These guys would wring your neck and then have a Author: Lisa Finn.

This is a must-read for anyone remotely interested in the contemporary “gang problem”. Hallsworth’s writing style is accessible to popular and academic audiences alike. I plan on using sections of The Gang and Beyond: Interpreting Violent Street Worlds in my graduate seminar on Criminal Justice.

Youth gangs have a high affiliation with criminal activity and violence. In some communities gang crime and violence may represent a high proportion of all violence related health effects.

As with other forms of youth violence extreme heterogeneity exists in understanding youth gangs. Participation in violent crimes had little to do with race, but was directly related to sex, age, and social status; most active were males of lower social status during late adolescence. The control of gang violence is seen to in volve techniques for altering Cited by:.

Book Description: Gang violence is on the increase in certain neighbourhoods. There is an urgent need for a fresh perspective that offers insight into gang structure, organisation and offending behaviour to explain this increase.

Using the findings from an extensive ethnographic study of local residents, professionals and gang members in south.These findings, grounded within the framework of interactional theory, cover four main themes (1) the psychological effects of neighborhood gangs, (2) gang structure and intragroup processes, (3.Gangs.

The Menstuff® library lists pertinent books on gangs. See also books on violence, Issues on Gangs, Resources and Slide Guide. Updated 1/30/ Arthur, Richard, Edsel Erickson, Gangs and Schools. Learning Publications, ; Campbell, Anne, The Girls in the Gang, Blackwell, ; Gardner, Sandra, Street Gangs in America, Franklin Watts,