Gangs and society: alternative perspectives

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Compiled by three leading experts in the psychological, sociological, and criminal justice fields, this volume addresses timely questions from an eclectic range of positions. The product of a landmark conference on gangs, Gangs and Society brings together the work of academics, activists, and community leaders to examine the many functions and faces of gangs today. Analyzing the spread of gangs from New York to Texas to the West Coast, the book covers such topics as the spirituality of gangs, the place of women in gang culture, and the effect on gangs of a variety of educational programs and services for at-risk youth. The final chapter examines the "gang-photography phenomenon" by looking at the functions and politics of different approaches to gang photography and features a photographic essay by Donna DeCesare, an award-winning journalist.
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title_full Gangs and society : alternative perspectives / edited by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton, and Luis Barrios, Gangs and society : alternative perspectives / edited by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton, and Luis Barrios ; photographs, Robert Yager ; photographs, Donna De Cesare
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