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Essay

Law - Constitutional Law

Gang Violence

Words: 1114
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Gang Violence For many years gang violence has plagued cities in the United States and around the world, causing disruptions and chaos in communities, and bringing grief and grieving…

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Research Proposal

Criminal Justice

Gang Violence in the United States

Words: 3324
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

As we use this literature review to explore such issues, it is with the understanding that said issues have contributed to an overall intensification of the problems which are…

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Essay

Criminal Justice

Gang Violence in Canada Though Gang Violence

Words: 664
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

gang violence in Canada Though gang violence is not a new phenomena in Canada, the number of gangs and the dynamics within these gangs has changed. It has been…

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Term Paper

Sports - Drugs

Gang Violence Focusing on Drug-Related

Words: 989
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(Hagedorn, 1997). These studies suggest a co-relation between drug and alcohol use and violence, and that most violence occurs when one or both (the victim and the perpetrator of…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Sociology

Corrections Issue of Gang Violence in the State of Georgia

Words: 2505
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Corrections Issue of Gang Violence in the State of Georgia Current critical and prevalent corrections issue and its history Community mobilization Community mobilization is one of the current critical…

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Research Paper

Race

Dropout Rates of Latinos in U S and Their Effect on Gang Violence or Vice Versa

Words: 708
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Dropout rates of Latinos in U.S. And their effect on gang violence (or vice versa) Hispanic gang violence and high school drop-out rates Hispanic teens have the highest dropout…

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Annotated Bibliography

Energy

Strategies to Tackle Gang Violence

Words: 856
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

Gang Prevention Programs in Chicago Annotated Bibliography ubrin, C. E. (2015). Chicago Hustle and Flow: Gangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class. American Journal of Sociology, 121(3), 999-1001. According to…

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Essay

Sociology

social'science research methods gang violence

Words: 624
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Alignment helps keep both qualitative and quantitative research studies cohesive, meaningful, and valid. The purpose of the study and its implications for policy or practice should be aligned with…

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Research Paper

Law - Constitutional Law

Gang Intervention

Words: 726
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Gang Violence Interventions: Pulling Levers Programs Gang Intervention Over two decades of studies have shown partnerships between institutions and communities are required for effective and sustainable interventions to reduce…

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Essay

Children

Violence in Gangs and Its Prevention

Words: 1394
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Gang Violence Prevention Gang Violence Study of each and every society around the world gives us a phenomenon, which indicates at a certain graph related to organized crime. American…

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Thesis

Children

Gangs Societies Have Been Plagued

Words: 1759
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

Thrasher (1927) correctly identified the reasons for existence and persistence of gangs: "The gangs… offer a substitute for what society fails to give… it fills a gap and affords…

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Article Review

Military

Gangs Military Weapons Tactics Unclassified For

Words: 721
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

Call for backup before attempting pursuit into unsecured potential gang situations 5.. Examples of gangs deploying military weapons and tactics against law enforcement: 2005: Contract assassination attempt against corrections…

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Term Paper

Teaching

Violence in the Public Schools Teen Violence

Words: 1762
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

violence in the public schools. Teen violence in general has become a major concern in America today. One of the reasons for the issue being so prevalent is the…

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16 Pages
Thesis

Criminal Justice

Gang Prevention Program Gangs Contain

Words: 5590
Length: 16 Pages
Type: Thesis

George Knox, director of the National Gang Crime esearch Center, teaches law enforcement officers how to search WebPages to pick up on gang member's lingo, territories, and rivalries. He…

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14 Pages
Capstone Project

Criminal Justice

Gangs in South Florida

Words: 4060
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

Hybrid Gangs in South Florida On Public Policy towards Volatile Movements South Florida has an increasing prevalence of criminal gangs in their communities and it is posing a growing…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Gang Enhancement Legislation The Writer

Words: 1679
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

20, California Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act, STEP Act California 186.20 (http://www.streetgangs.com/laws/stepact.html)," as well as any community that has a disproportionate juvenile arrest rate, or a high percentage…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Criminal Justice

Gang Reduction and Prevention Overview

Words: 2382
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

gang development, research and reduction strategies as outlined by Klein and Maxson in their 2006 study Street Gang Patterns and Policies. It incorporates additional research beyond Klein and Maxson,…

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3 Pages
Essay

Children

How a Gang Coercion Recruiting What Juveniles Avoid Scenarios

Words: 1023
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Gangs: Coercion and Prevention The community problem of gangs and related violence is prevalent all over the United States. Young people join gangs for a variety of reasons. Some…

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5 Pages
Capstone Project

Energy

Programs to Eradicate Gangs in LA

Words: 1477
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

Gang Prevention Programs in Los Angeles The issue of gangs and the gang related deaths and violence has been a thing of concern across the nation and in Los…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Gang Growth and Membership Characteritics

Words: 4946
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, some gang members specialize in multiple criminal activities such as street robbery, human trafficking and drug trafficking. Street Gangs Street gangs are the major concern to parents, school…

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6 Pages
Research Proposal

Sociology

Gangs A Socio-Historical Study Thanks

Words: 1556
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

In the end, the capacity for gangs persist throughout history has shown that they are not merely one-dimensional juvenile delinquents, as they are often portrayed in media. They are…

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Term Paper

Literature

Violence in Ender's Game Ender's

Words: 1488
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As they repeatedly say, especially Graff, they are doing what they have to do, and although there may have been other tactics that would have worked, there was no…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Psychology

Gang Involvement Among Teenagers Is

Words: 4747
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

To summarize, research on gangs has shown the gang problem to be increasing dramatically. Gang members list many reasons for joining a gang, including protection, peer pressure, economic needs,…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Gang Life in Prison When

Words: 754
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

When Santano looks back on his old life in prison he comments that Fulsom was the "big time." He had more power there. Before the gang, if someone wanted…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Gangs the Presence of Gangs Has Always

Words: 643
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Gangs The presence of gangs has always been of concern to society, largely owing to their criminal behavior. The solution to the problem, however, lies not so much in…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Violence Prevention Plan Problem Oriented

Words: 2104
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

3. Structuring and enforcement process to respond to offenders, crime crews and/or gangs that includes various sanctions, i.e., pulling levers, to stop them from continuing their violent behavior. 4.…

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4 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

Growth and or Decline of Gangs in Local Community

Words: 1321
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Local Gangs Part I Research Process Using the Internet Explorer search engine, "ergen County Passaic County" was typed in. It returned no results for any gang issues. The search…

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40 Pages
Thesis

Criminal Justice

Predominantly Latino Gangs Mara Salvatrucha

Words: 17380
Length: 40 Pages
Type: Thesis

Government Since gang-related crimes fall within the jurisdiction of state, this research will give an insight on the need to find solutions that increasingly include all levels of government.…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Literature - Latin-American

Counterterrorism MS-13 and Gangs in

Words: 2227
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

MS-13 -- the focus of a nationwide crackdown by FBI and federal immigration agents -- has become known in recent years for home invasion robberies, drug dealing and machete…

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6 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Girls and Gangs

Words: 2252
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Girls and Gangs When people think of gangs and gangsters, they often think of young males. While females may be part of gang culture, they are often viewed as…

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Term Paper

Children

California Crip Gang Crips in

Words: 1976
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

After receiving such pressure, a huge scandal broke within the ranks of the LAPD based on charges of corruption and misconduct. Although the LAPD still maintains a heavy presence…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Causes of Violence in American

Words: 539
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Domestic Violence Domestic violence is a significant source of violence in the U.., much of which goes unreported. Domestic violence includes physical abuse between spouses as well as physical…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Criminal Gang Enhancements in Sentencing

Words: 3593
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. The legislation makes the provision of over $ billion in funding "for gang prevention, intervention and law enforcement programs over five years and establishes new…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sports - Drugs

Jamaican Posse Violence Organized Crime Jamaican

Words: 658
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Jamaican Posse Violence / Organized Crime Jamaican Posse Violence Violent Jamaican posses are not new. They have been around since shortly after Hurricane Charlie struck Jamaica, back in 1951…

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18 Pages
Term Paper

Children

Stanley Tookie Williams' Gang Prevention

Words: 5220
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Risk factors are often found in clusters and their cumulative effect may lead to a greater probability that youth will become involved in crime (Garbarino, 1999). As a result…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Psychology

Looking at Psychology of Violence

Words: 3967
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

violence and aggression. First, different aspects of violence, such as diversity and culture, gender and psychosocial aspects are discussed. And, the ethical and legal dimensions of mandatory reporting of…

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2 Pages
Essay

Film

Boyz in the Hood to Gangs of

Words: 599
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Boyz in the Hood to Gangs of New York John Singleton's directorial debut Boyz n the Hood was released to critical acclaim in 1991, depicting with gritty realism the…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Rap the Cause or the Result of Violence

Words: 2703
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Rap Music: The Result of Violence Rap music is a phenomenon that is unparalleled in America, at no other time has a music form risen in such a way…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Violence at Schools in South

Words: 4378
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

..This perspective is from the U.S.A.; in Europe, violence in school and the concern about violence may not be at similar levels, but it is undoubtedly a topic of…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Violence in the Workplace

Words: 1426
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

excess of five million U.S. healthcare employees from numerous professions execute a wide selection of responsibilities. They're subjected to numerous safe practices risks, such as violence. Current records point…

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Assessment

Black Studies - Philosophy

Violence Socially Constructed The World

Words: 1560
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Assessment

ather than the all-or-nothing strong social constructivist extremes described above, a more balanced view is presented by Kuper and Kuper who suggest that it is the meaning of violence…

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Discussion Chapter

Criminal Justice

Gang Crime in Boston I Would Ask

Words: 365
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Discussion Chapter

gang crime in Boston. I would ask what impact spiritual community involvement has on this crime rate and how can spirituality be used to lower violence. Ron Ron, I…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

American History

Gangs Issue

Words: 3354
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Gangs The Issue of Gangs History of Gangs in the United States of America Northeast egion (specifically New York City Midwest egion (specifically Chicago) West egion (specifically Los Angeles)…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Film

Violence in the Education System

Words: 885
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

School Violence Schools have more esponsibility to Prevent School Violence than ever before Issues related to school violence have become an increasingly salient issue in modern society. This issue…

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5 Pages
Essay

Sociology

Gangs and American Society

Words: 1803
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

deviance relates to the American Dream In his book, Always unning: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A., Luis J. odriguez uses his own experience and writing talents to…

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5 Pages
White Paper

Teaching

Approaches to Managing School Gangs

Words: 1642
Length: 5 Pages
Type: White Paper

Gangs in Public School Many schools especially in urban and suburban areas continue to register gang-related activities within their premises and involving their students. This study appreciates the dangers…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Race

Ethnic Look at Gangs of New York Film

Words: 1721
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

gangs of New York film Gangs of New York" is a chronological film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is film that blend well with the novel "The Gangs of…

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3 Pages
Thesis

Children

Juvenile Gangs Have Been Thorns on the

Words: 1041
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

Juvenile Gangs Gangs have been thorns on the flesh of the citizens of the United States no wonder they have occupied a prominent position in American criminological literature. Gang…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Sports - Women

Detrimental Effects of Female Gang

Words: 2692
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

(St. Lawrence). Delivering the intervention while housed in correctional facilities has the advantages of minimizing attrition, maintaining attendance at sessions, successfully delivering greater intervention dosage, and controlling for both…

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5 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

Prison Gang Is a Select Group of

Words: 1468
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

prison gang is a select group of inmates with an organized chain of command and an established code of conduct. They operate in secrecy with a view to controlling…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Music

American Street Gang Problem Is

Words: 969
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Deglamorizing American Street Gangs Social researcher and author Deborah Lamm eisel (2002) says that the glamorized image of the American street gang as drug dealers is not the image…

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6 Pages
Thesis

Criminal Justice

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs and Organized

Words: 1745
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

S. And maintain approximately as many members (both domestically and abroad) as the Hell's Angels. Their criminal activities are more focused on the manufacturing, distribution, and sales of cocaine,…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Literature - Latin-American

M-13 Gang and How it

Words: 2401
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

In fact, when it comes to terrorism, strangers are, generally, the ambit of their activities. There have been some activities, however, that have targeted innocent civilians and the motives…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey

Words: 1034
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Monkey Wrench Gang," by Edward Abbey [...] issue, where does Monkey Wrenching (the type of political activity in the Monkey Wrench Gang) fit into protest politics as a bridge…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Gangsta Rap Violence Toward Women Gangsta

Words: 1562
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In album after album, women are referred to as *****es, hoes, gold diggers, and chickenheads, and this representation of women as sexual objects for men's use is a common…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Children

Teens Get Involved in Gangs

Words: 1776
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

al, 1994). Furthermore, the role of police in a community has to change from merely trying to suppress gang activity to actively trying to prevent gang activity. (Spergel, et.…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Urban Violence

Words: 1433
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

urban violence as it relates to a significant family stressor. The author examines the causes of violence as related to family stressors and applies a program to it to…

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3 Pages
Capstone Project

Sociology

The Causes and Effects of Gangs

Words: 997
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

Young people growing up in Compton, East Los Angeles, and other communities with high rates of poverty, social disorganization, and anomie are exposed to a number of risk factors…

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15 Pages
Discussion Chapter

Criminal Justice

Measuring Gang-Related Crime Is an

Words: 5110
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Discussion Chapter

The authors do not state that public perceptions of severity should be discounted, but merely that these should not be over-emphasized, as was the case in previous literature. Another…

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8 Pages
Chapter

Sociology - Social Work

Strategies and Models for Reducing Juvenile Gangs in the Society

Words: 2619
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Chapter

Career Development Program Juveniles in Gangs The intervention plan provides various professional and organizational insights on the program and facilitation service. The program recognizes the relevance of initiating capacity,…

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