1 edition of Street violence/gangs, groups, and cults found in the catalog.
Street violence/gangs, groups, and cults
by Stuart/Bradley Productions in Walnut Creek, CA (P.O. Box 3465, Walnut Creek 94596)
Written in English
|Statement||Contra Costa Deputy Sheriffs" Association.|
|LC Classifications||IN PROCESS|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||100 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||100|
|LC Control Number||92125418|
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. To respond to the ever increasing crime caused by street gangs. To stop this mounting criminal activity. To maintain public order and safety. To provide for increased penalties for those found guilty of criminal gang involvement and eliminate the pattern, profits, and property helping criminal street gang activity, including street gang.
Ch. 11 "Gang and Youth Violence Prevention and Intervention: Contrasting the Experience of Scandinavian Welfare State with the United States" Ch. 12 "European Street Gangs and Youth Groups: The Findings from the Eurogang Research Program" Truly an interesting set of studies that should be read by anyone interested in gangs or s: 2. The study of gangs has emerged alongside the use of a research methodology known as ethnography. Ethnography is based on participant observation and interviews to provide a detailed description of a wide variety of social groups and settings. The researcher is trained to immerse himself or herself into the setting and group of interest and to learn the way participants think and feel.
The gangs were not participating in thefts or any form of organised crime, but rather the gang was a forum for finding friendship and a group identity. Much of their violence was directed at other gangs straying into their territory, in a similar fashion to so-called postcode wars in the 21st century. 18th Street Gang – A street gang from Los Angeles that has spread throughout Central America. Barrio 18 – Another name for the 18th Street Gang. Folk Nation – An alliance of street gangs from Chicago of mixed ethnicity. People Nation – Also an alliance of street gangs from Chicago of mixed ethnicity and Folk Nation’s biggest rivals.
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Some claim new initiates of the group perform blood rites and even consume children’s hearts. After the capture of La Tuta in earlythe cartel’s cult appears to have collapsed, but some fear the collapse of the Templar command structure will lead to more violence and another cartel sweeping in to fill the power void.
5 Guan Yu. Both gangs and cults promise their members the following: identity, belonging, meaning, validity, instruction, structure, and purpose as a group. By Toni Messina Jun 3, at PMAuthor: Toni Messina.
The most organised of the groups we tag cults are partly imitation of the Italian Mafia, mixed with some elements of MS and other American street gangs.
Gangs and Cults Gangs and cults at first glance may seem very different, and in some ways they are, but when you look closer their cultures are very promote a particular belief system, recruiting members by tricking them or influencing them to believe what they are teaching or telling pretty much do the same thing.
Extremism: Cults, Gangs, and Terrorists. Author: Edward J. Tully, August In considering the large number of people who pose a threat to a law enforcement officer, there are three groups that bear an officer's or police executive's special consideration: cults, youth gangs and terrorists.
Further, gangs are more sinister in terms of the use of violence against their own members and those outside the gang. Disobedience in a cult occasions much less severe discipline, and violence against non-cult members is not common behavior for cult members.
2 figures and a item selected bibliography Main Term(s): Gangs: Index Term(s). This book is both highly authoritative and very timely.
Dennis Rodgers, an accomplished gang analyst in international circles, and Jennifer Hazen, an armed group expert, assembled an impressive group of scholars who had researched gangs in various national contexts for original contributions to this volume.
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It turns out, however, that comparing street gangs to terrorist organizations is more promising than I had thought originally. I use the term “street gangs” as defined by Klein () to refer to gangs that include both young adults and juveniles. Leaving either adults or juveniles out of the gang process distorts perceptions of gang crime.
Kevin Lamar James, the leader of this cell, was a former Hoover Street Crip gang member who founded a group while in prison called Jam’iyyat Al-Islam Al-Saheeh, or JIS. While serving a. When Nigerian gangs are mentioned, the infamous campus cults first come to mind.
Sadly, violent gangs have formed outside the university, in streets and close-knit communities. 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. In places like the commercial capital Lagos and oil hub Port Harcourt, cults have been known to recruit teenagers into street gangs that serve as.
Organized Crime in Nigeria includes a number of fraudsters, Northern Nigeria Banditry (looting, kidnappings on major highways, claims to be connect to Fulani Bandit Gangs spread across Western Africa.
drug traffickers and racketeers of various sorts originating from Nigeria. Nigerian criminal gangs rose to prominence in the s, owing much to the globalization of the world's economies and.
Gang members identify themselves as a people that is separate from the rest of society. (Etter,p. ) Frederic M. Thrasher was the guru of American street gang research.
His book, The Gang, published inwas the first systematic and in-depth study of gangs conducted in the United States. He referred to the 1, Chicago-based gangs. The End of the Line: California Gangs and the Promise of Street Peace By Rodriguez, Luis Social Justice, Vol. 32, No. 3, Fall PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
The Latin Kings gang, a Hispanic street gang, made up with male and female members. The gang was founded in s with a positive purpose of preserving Hispanic culture and promoting education in US but it grew becoming one of the most violent and inhuman gangs with an estimated members across the country.
Gang violence, endemic to many communities in the United States and around the world is a very significant social problem. Given that the messages conveyed by, and the rivalries associated with. D angerous street gangs and violent extremist groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria both depend on recruiting disaffected youths with the promise of a sense of belonging.
Scott H. Decker is Curator's Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
He has been involved in research about gangs and gang intervention programs since He is the author of Policing Gangs and Youth Violence (), co-author with G.
David Curry of Confronting Gangs: Crime and Community () and co-author with Richard T. Wright of Armed. Lesley Peña Mr. Valente English 6 H Period 1 16 April Gang Prevention “They Poison our streets with drugs, violence, and all manner of crime.” (FBI 1) There are currently about million criminals today that are gang members in the U.S.
Whether it’s a motorcycle gang, prison gang, or a street gang; they are all organized t.There can be all different types of gangs such as neighborhood/street gangs, motorcycle gangs, and prison gangs. In the book, the Socs and Greasers were both examples of neighborhood gangs, also known as street gangs, due to the influence of group intimidation and violence to carry out violence or crime by groups of teenagers or young adults.
There is no universally agreed-upon definition of "gang" in the United States. Gang, youth gang and street gang are terms widely and often interchangeably used in mainstream coverage. Reference to gangs often implies youth gangs. In some cases, youth gangs are distinguished from other types of gangs; how youth is defined may vary as well.
Motorcycle gangs, prison gangs, hate groups.