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Gun crime

Author: Dick Hobbs; Richard Hobbs
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Series: International library of criminology, criminal justice & penology., Second series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of texts drawn from a range of disciplines which have contributed towards understanding the impact of gun crime within western societies. It examines the use of firearms to commit  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Hobbs; Richard Hobbs
ISBN: 9780754625858 0754625850
OCLC Number: 163707163
Description: xxix, 548 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction; Part I Youth, Gangs and Guns: Gang-related gun violence: socialization, identity and self, Paul B. Stretesky and Mark R. Pogrebin; Gangs, gang homicides, and gang loyalty: organized crimes or disorganized criminals, Scott H. Decker and G.David Curry; The role of firearms in violence 'scripts': the dynamics of gun events among adolescent males, Deanna L. Wilkinson and Jeffrey Fagan; Gun crime: the market in and use of illegal firearms, Gavin Hales, Chris Lewis and Daniel Silverstone; Early onset offending and later violent and gun outcomes in a contemporary youth cohort, Cynthia Perez McCluskey, John D. McCluskey and Timothy S. Bynum; The association between weapon-carrying and the use of violence among adolescents living in or around public housing, Robert H. DuRant, Alan G. Getts, Chris Cadenhead and Elizabeth R. Woods; Examining the arsenal of juvenile gunslingers: trends and policy implications, Rick Ruddell and G. Larry Mays; 'Getting high and getting by': dimensions of drug selling behaviours among American Mexican gang members in South Texas, Avelardo Valdez and Stephen J. Sifaneck. Part II Robbery and Firearms: Stick-up, street culture, and offender motivation, Bruce A. Jacobs and Richard Wright; Up it up: gender and the accomplishment of street robbery, Jody Miller; Possession and use of illegal guns among offenders in England and Wales, Trevor Bennett and Katy Holloway; Generating compliance: the case of robbery, David F. Luckenbill; Armed and dangerous? the use of firearms in robbery, Ian O'Donnell and Shona Morrison; 'Stick 'em up, buddy': robbery, lifestyle, and specialization within a cohort of parolees, Shawn L. Schwaner; Robbery violence, Philip J. Cook. Part III Gun Crime, Violence and Homicide: Weapon use and violent crime: national crime victimization survey, 1993-2001, Craig Perkins; To kill or not to kill? Lethal outcomes in injurious attacks, Richard B. Felson and Steven F. Messner; Exploring the drugs-homicide connecti
Series Title: International library of criminology, criminal justice & penology., Second series.
Responsibility: edited by Rob Hornsby and Dick Hobbs.
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