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Gangs and Girls : Understanding Juvenile Prostitution.

Author: Michel Dorais; Patrice Corriveau
Publisher: MQUP, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gangs and Girls is the first major piece of qualitative research specifically aimed at understanding and analyzing the involvement of street gangs in female juvenile prostitution. Organized around a number of direct central questions, Michel Dorais and Patrice Corriveau document how street gangs control the lucrative trade in underage girls.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dorais, Michel.
Gangs and Girls : Understanding Juvenile Prostitution.
: MQUP, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Dorais; Patrice Corriveau
ISBN: 9780773577626 0773577629
OCLC Number: 950461601
Description: 1 online resource (95 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; 1 What Is a Street Gang and How Is It Organized?; 2 What Motivates Boys to Join Street Gangs? How Do They Become Members?; 3 What Is the Status of Girls in Street Gangs?; 4 How Do Gangs Recruit Girls for Prostitution?; 5 What Is the Typical Profile of a Prostituted Girl?; 6 What Are the Characteristics of Street Gang-Controlled Prostitution Rings?; 7 Who Are the Clients of Juvenile Prostitution? Why Are They Interested in Minors? 8 Why Is It So Difficult to Dismantle Juvenile Prostitution Rings?9 How Are Street Gangs Linked to Organized Crime?; 10 Why Is It Hard for Girls to Testify against Pimps and Clients?; 11 What After-Effects Do Prostituted Girls Experience?; 12 How Can These Girls Be Helped?; 13 How Can Girls Be Prevented from Getting into Prostitution?; 14 What about Prevention for Gang-Prone Boys? 113 Conclusion; Appendices; 1 Juvenile Prostitution, the Criminal Code, and the Justice System in Canada; 2 Study Methodology; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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Gangs and Girls is the first major piece of qualitative research specifically aimed at understanding and analyzing the involvement of street gangs in female juvenile prostitution. Organized around a number of direct central questions, Michel Dorais and Patrice Corriveau document how street gangs control the lucrative trade in underage girls.

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