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Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs : a Theoretical Perspective.

Author: M Lauchs; A Bain; P Bell; Peter Bell
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs are increasingly seen as a threat to communities around the world. They are a visible threat as a recognizable symbol of deviance and violence. This book uses gang and organized crime theory to explain the groups and looks at policing and political responses to the clubs' activities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lauchs, M.
Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs : A Theoretical Perspective.
London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Lauchs; A Bain; P Bell; Peter Bell
ISBN: 9781137456298 1137456299
OCLC Number: 958547457
Description: 1 online resource (122 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Half-Title ; Title ; Copyright ; Contents ; About the Authors ; 1 Introduction ; 2 History of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs ; 3 Organized Crime and Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs ; 4 Gang Theory and Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs ; 5 Policing Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs --
the 'One Percenters' ; 6 Political Responses. 7 Conclusion References ; Index.

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Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs are increasingly seen as a threat to communities around the world. They are a visible threat as a recognizable symbol of deviance and violence. This book uses gang and organized crime theory to explain the groups and looks at policing and political responses to the clubs' activities.

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