Encyclopedia of Gangs

Encyclopedia of Gangs


In mild of l. a.' gang kingdom of emergency, ethnic and minority gangs are arguably extra excessive profile now than at the other time in our heritage. information media mostly concentrate on the crime and violence linked to gangs, yet no longer a lot else. This encyclopedia seeks to light up the area of gangs, together with gang formations, regimen gang actions, aberrations and present advancements. 100 essay entries on the topic of gangs within the usa and around the globe supply a diffuse review of the crowd phenomenon. each one access defines and explains the time period, offers an old evaluate, and explains its value this present day. because the following entries exhibit, gangs are a part of the cloth of yankee society. they don't seem to be simply in our groups but in addition our colleges and different social associations. knowing the area of gangs is for that reason had to comprehend American society.

Entries comprise: Bikers, Bloods, Cholas, Crips, gang mythology, gang struggle, graffiti, Hell's Angels, Hong Kong Triads, Latin Kings, legislations enforcement, occultic gangs, mafia, media, legal gangs, rites, Skinheads, Streetgang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act, tattoos, trafficking, Wanna-bes, West aspect Story, Witness security courses, and early life gangs.

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