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Gangs : a reference handbook

Author: Karen L Kinnear
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2009.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of gangs, why people join them, and where they are found, and includes statistical information and summaries of print and nonprint resources.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen L Kinnear
ISBN: 9781598841251 1598841254 9781598841268 1598841262
OCLC Number: 226308214
Description: xvi, 303 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background and history --
Problems, controversies, and solutions --
Worldwide perspective --
Chronology --
Biographical sketches --
Data and documents --
Directory of organizations, associations, and agencies --
Selected print and non-print resources.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Karen L. Kinnear.
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A thoroughly updated look at the world of gangs, charting their growth and development in the United States and worldwide, as well as the efforts to curb their expanding criminal enterprises.  Read more...

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