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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph F Sheley; James D Wright
|ISBN:||0202305481 9780202305486 020230549X 9780202305493|
|Description:||xii, 180 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Guns and violence as an urban problem. Youth violence in streets and schools ; Weapons in the hands of kids ; Seeking causes: guns, drugs, and gangs ; Research issues ; The present study --
Asking directly: the 1991 youth gun survey. Research sites ; Respondent representativeness ; Methodological issues ; Respondent sociodemographic characteristics ; Sociocriminal profiles --
Guns in the hands of kids. Numbers and types of guns ; Owning versus carrying guns ; Choosing a handgun ; Where and how juveniles obtain guns ; Dealing guns ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary --
Gun possession: crime, status, or protection. Guns and crime ; Gun dealing, gun possession, and crime ; Guns as status symbols ; Guns as protection ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary --
Youth, drugs, and guns. Prior research on drugs and guns ; Drugs and guns in the present samples ; Drug use and gun activity ; Drug distribution and gun activity ; Drugs, predation, and gun activity ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary --
Youth, gangs, and guns. Gangs, weaponry, and violence ; Conceptional issues and measurement ; Gangs and guns ; Individual gang members and guns ; Gang members and gun dealing ; Gangs and motivations for firearm activity ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary --
Related themes for research. Girls and guns ; Weapon-related victimization ; Guns in the suburbs ; Conclusions --
Kids, guns, and violence: conclusions and implications. Controlling guns ; Disrupting the illegal gun market ; Drugs and guns ; Gangs and guns ; Urban structure and culture.
|Series Title:||Social institutions and social change.|
|Responsibility:||Joseph F. Sheley and James D. Wright.|
- Juvenile delinquency -- United States.
- Urban youth -- Crimes against -- United States.
- Firearms -- Social aspects -- United States.
- Firearms and crime -- United States.
- Gun control -- United States.
- Violence -- United States.
- Firearms -- Social aspects -- United States
- Firearms and crime -- United States
- Gun control -- United States
- Juvenile delinquency -- United States
- Urban youth -- Crimes against -- United States
- Violence -- United States