Having spent countless hours with these young men, hanging out in the streets, in cafes or bars and at the local community center, Sandra Bucerius explores the intimate aspects of one of the most discriminated and excluded populations in Germany. Contents Preface 000 Introduction 000 Malcolm W. Maxson 23 The Legacy of Irving A. Author: Scott H Decker; Frank M Weerman Publisher: Lanham : AltaMira Press, 2005. Pyrooz 2 The Logic of Defining Gangs Revisited 7 G. Scott Decker and Frank Weerman and their colleagues are to be congratulated for bringing coherence of definitions, research procedures, and substantive findings about street gangs and other troublesome youth groups. Delinquency and crime: Current theories.
They emphasize the importance of community, both as a context that shapes opportunity and as a resource that promotes positive youth engagement. Author by : Cheryl L. His most recent books include European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups edited with Frank Weerman, 2005 , Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling: Lessons from the Inside 2008 , and Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work with Hugh Barlow, 2010. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to gangs. It is an important resource on crime, delinquency and youth development for criminologists, sociologists, youth workers, policy makers, local governments, and law en. Gang and youth violence prevention and intervention : contrasting the experience of the Scandinavian welfare state with the United States -- 12.
Decker and Weerman have done a most commendable job of combining sophisticated quantitative and in-depth qualitative accounts of gangs in multiple European contexts, illustrating both the differences as well as the similarities with the American situation. Fleisher 2 Criminal Gangs and their Connections: Metaphors, Definitions and Structures 000 Inger-Liese Lien 3 An Old-Fashioned Youth Gang in Genoa 000 Uberto Gatti, Francesca Angelini, Gilberto Marengo, Natalia Melchiorre and Marcello Sasso 4 Why do Young Male Russians of German Descent Aussiedlers Tend to Join or Form Violent Gangs? David Curry and Scott H. The first criminological examination of skinheads and hate-crime violence. The contribution of gang membership to delinquency beyond delinquent friends. With contributions from trusted, leading scholars, Crime and Public Policy offers the most comprehensive and balanced guide to how the latest and best social science research informs the understanding of crime and its control for policymakers, community leaders, and students of crime and criminal justice. How different are Scottish youth gangs? Psychological Review 100, 674- 701.
Identification and self-identification: Using a survey to study gangs in The Netherlands. This unique volume by eminent gang researchers presents valuable new data on European youth gangs, describing important characteristics of these groups, and their similarities and differences to American gangs. The central argument contends that commercialized extremist products provides an avenue for youth achieve belonging and solidarity within a group of like-minded individuals. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. Relatively few researchers, however, have endeavoured to explore such youth gangs from a comparative perspective. Youth and Society 26, 147- 177.
Weerman eds European street gangs and troublesome youth groups: Findings from the Eurogang research program, 11— 34. Professionals and students will find these papers easy to comprehend yet fully informative on comparative street gang studies. Street gangs: A cross-national perspective. Weitekamp eds , The Eurogang paradox: Street gangs and youth groups in the U. The book also explores the challenges that migration and ethnicity pose for responding effectively to the growth of such gangs, particularly in areas where public discourse on such issues is restricted. Paper presented at the 4th Eurogang Meeting in Egmond, The Netherlands.
Youth groups and gangs in Amsterdam : a pretest of the Eurogang expert survey -- 8. Although this volume focuses on gangs, many of the same definitional, methodological, and analytical issues arise in other cross-national research and this book can be a useful roadmap for such efforts. This very readable and accessable volume is highly recommended for anybody - student, researcher or scholar - interested in the challenges and promises of comparative research in the area of criminology. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 30, 5- 87. This book summarizes much of the research being conducted in many other countries where the street gang phenomenon is currently developing, which includes poverty, the retreat of the state, increasing income inequality, urbanization, population growth, exploitation, marginalization, underground economie. While the United States has a substantial catalogue of criminological research on the phenomenon of gangs that stretches back to the early twentieth century, comparable research has only come to fruition in Europe in relatively recent times.
Weerman eds European street gangs and troublesome youth groups: Findings from the Eurogang research program, 165— 188. Klein argues that law enforcement and policymakers have only exasperated the situation through the sole reliance of suppressive tactics. Weerman 28 European Responses to Gangs 520 Rob Ralphs and Hannah Smithson 29 Gangs in African, Asian, and Australian Settings 538 Angela Higginson and Kathryn Benier Author Index 558 Subject Index 572 Series. Hughes 7 Gangs and Social Learning Theory: What We Know, What We Need to Know, and Why it Matters 118 L. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Unwanted builds on five years of ethnographic research with a group of fifty-five second-generation Muslim immigrant drug dealers in Frankfurt, Germany to examine the relationship between immigration, social exclusion, and the informal economy. Life in the gang: Family, friends, and violence. Dispelling the long-standing assumptions that the public, the media, and law enforcement have about street gangs, they present a comprehensive overview of how gangs are organized and structured. Definitional Dilemma Historically, a disconnect exists in the definitional inclusion of Alt-Right gangs within street gang scholarship, as seen in ; ; and. An old-fashioned youth gang in Genoa -- 4.
The eminent contributors to this volume present valuable new data on European youth gangs, describing important characteristics of these groups, and their similarities and differences to American gangs. Filling an important gap in the literature on street gangs and social control, this book is a must-read for criminologists, social workers, policy makers, and criminal justice practitioners. Why do young male Russians of German descent tend to join or form violent gangs? This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. The eminent contributors to this volume present valuable new data on European youth gangs, describing important characteristics of these groups, and the Although a well-known phenomenon in the U. Weitekamp eds , The Eurogang paradox: Street gangs and youth groups in the U. Their findings from the Eurogang Research Program compare European and American gang interventions, and highlight the impact of immigration and ethnicity, urbanization, national influences, and local neighborhood circumstances on gang development in several European countries. Childhood risk factors for adolescent gang membership: Results from the Seattle Social Development Project.
Decker and Weerman have done a most commendable job of combining sophisticated quantitative and in-depth qualitative accounts of gangs in multiple European contexts, illustrating both the differences as well as the similarities with the American situation. Wolfgang eds Violent crimes, violent criminals. New York: Oxford University Press. Membership in youth gangs and involvement in serious and violent offending. This is one of the foundational texts that considers white supremacy youth groups as analogous to conventional street gangs.