skip to content
The Street Casino : Survival in violent street gangs. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Street Casino : Survival in violent street gangs.

Author: Simon Harding, (Criminologist)
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Simon Harding proposes an unique theoretical perspective on survival in violent street gangs which offers new evidence on gang behaviour, dynamics, affiliation and risks in inner city areas.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Harding, (Criminologist)
ISBN: 9781447317203 1447317203 9781447317197 144731719X
OCLC Number: 881608151
Notes: What is new here?
Description: 1 online resource (349 pages)
Contents: THE STREET CASINO; Contents; List of tables, figures and boxes; Tables; Figures; Boxes; Glossary; Theoretical explanatory terms; Gang terms; About the author; Acknowledgements; Preface: living and working in the social field; 1. Introduction; Searching for answers; Adopting a fresh approach: field analysis; Street capital and the street casino; Conducting the study; Researching the social field; Anonymity and terminology; Chapter outlines; 2. Academic gangland; UK gang research; Contemporary UK developments; Joining a gang; Gang organisation; Gang characteristics and boundaries. Gang behaviours and offendingRespect and reputation; Becoming a competent actor in the gang; An emergent research agenda?; 3. The game, the stakes, the players: key concepts; Field theory; The habitus; The settlement and the players; Actors' field position; The game; Critique of Bourdieu; The social field of the gang; Gang periphery; Social capital; Street capital; 4. House rules, game rules and game strategies; Neighbourhood rules; The influence of the habitus; Street code; Developing game strategies and the gang repertoire; Strategic action using the gang repertoire. 5. Players, positioning and keeping orderThe structure of the social field; Reconstruction of social order; Using social skill to maintain social order; New players, new rules and side bets; 6. Playing the game: generating and keeping your chips; Playing 'the game'; Getting started in the game: earning respect; Establishing a reputation as a 'playa'; 7. Staying in the game --
and playing to win; Maintaining your street capital: 'being tested'; Transitioning from the expressive to the instrumental repertoire; Business take-overs; Playing to win: maximising street capital through reputation. 8. The game in action: habitus, street capital and territoryThe game in action: playing on my turf; 9. Learning the risks of the game: life in the landscape of risk; Learning the rules of the game; Early recognition of the social field; Getting involved in the gang; Factors influencing gang affiliation; Risk mitigation; 10 Surviving in the game; Maintaining awareness of field position; Hyper-vigilance; Threat assessment; Buying protection; Living 'off the hood'; Multiple membership; Switching allegiance; Temporary allegiance and confederation; Visual presence, visual impact and physicality. Code switchingDeveloping dual personas; Risks associated with territory; Risks at the boundary of the social field; Ethnicity; 11. Creating the house advantage: the role of information; Community engagement; How is information used?; The network; Strategic action using information; The challenges of trading information; Social networking sites; 12. Playing the queen: gender in the gang; Traditional gang research perspectives on girls and young women; Social field analysis; 13. The wheel of fortune: the sanctions repertoire; Affirmative sanctions; Negative sanctions; 14. The street casino.

Abstract:

Simon Harding proposes an unique theoretical perspective on survival in violent street gangs which offers new evidence on gang behaviour, dynamics, affiliation and risks in inner city areas.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Accessible, current and highly engaging." Criminal Law and Justice Review "Provides a highly explanatory theoretical account which is both accessible and relevant" - Podacademy "Theoretically rich Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/881608151> # The Street Casino : Survival in violent street gangs.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "881608151" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Place/bristol> ; # Bristol
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Topic/social_science_criminology> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Topic/social_science_general> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Topic/gangs> ; # Gangs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Topic/business_&_economics_infrastructure> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/363.2/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Person/harding_simon_criminologist> ; # (Criminologist) Simon Harding
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "Simon Harding proposes an unique theoretical perspective on survival in violent street gangs which offers new evidence on gang behaviour, dynamics, affiliation and risks in inner city areas."@en ;
    schema:description "THE STREET CASINO; Contents; List of tables, figures and boxes; Tables; Figures; Boxes; Glossary; Theoretical explanatory terms; Gang terms; About the author; Acknowledgements; Preface: living and working in the social field; 1. Introduction; Searching for answers; Adopting a fresh approach: field analysis; Street capital and the street casino; Conducting the study; Researching the social field; Anonymity and terminology; Chapter outlines; 2. Academic gangland; UK gang research; Contemporary UK developments; Joining a gang; Gang organisation; Gang characteristics and boundaries."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2037437395> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The Street Casino : Survival in violent street gangs."@en ;
    schema:productID "881608151" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/881608151#PublicationEvent/bristol_policy_press_2014> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Agent/policy_press> ; # Policy Press
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1r33q0b> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1716304> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=800314> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=1716304> ;
    schema:url <http://0-www.jstor.org.lib.exeter.ac.uk/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1r33q0b> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447317173.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1716304> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=620591> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10886429> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781447317197> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781447317203> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/881608151> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://0-www.jstor.org.lib.exeter.ac.uk/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1r33q0b>
    rdfs:comment "Available online via JSTOR. Login when prompted." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Person/harding_simon_criminologist> # (Criminologist) Simon Harding
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Harding" ;
    schema:givenName "Simon" ;
    schema:name "(Criminologist) Simon Harding" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Topic/business_&_economics_infrastructure> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Topic/social_science_criminology> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2037437395#Topic/social_science_general> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--General"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781447317197>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "144731719X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781447317197" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781447317203>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1447317203" ;
    schema:isbn "9781447317203" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.