9781440844737-1440844739-Gangland [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Gang Life from Cradle to Grave

Gangland [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Gang Life from Cradle to Grave

ISBN-13: 9781440844737
ISBN-10: 1440844739
Edition: Illustrated
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardcover 616 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781440844737
ISBN-10: 1440844739
Edition: Illustrated
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardcover 616 pages

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Acknowledged author wrote Gangland [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Gang Life from Cradle to Grave comprising 616 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1440844739 and 9781440844737. Since then Gangland [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Gang Life from Cradle to Grave textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

This two-volume set integrates informative encyclopedia entries and essential primary documents to provide an illuminating overview of trends in gang membership and activity in America in the 21st century.

Gangland: An Encyclopedia of Gang Life from Cradle to Grave includes extended discussion of specific gangs; types of gangs based on ethnicity and environment (rural, suburban, and urban); recruitment and retention methods; leadership structure and other internal dynamics of various gangs; impacts of gang membership on extended family; the historical evolution of gangs in American society; depictions of gang life in popular culture; violent and nonviolent gang activities; and programs, policies, agencies, and organizations that have been crafted to combat gang activities.

In addition, the encyclopedia includes a suite of primary sources that offer a look into the personal experiences of gang members, examine efforts by law enforcement and public officials to address gang activity, and address wider societal factors that make eradicating gangs such a difficult task.


• Comprises approximately 200 encyclopedia entries on gangs in the United States

• Illustrates entries through 16 primary documents

• Provides a chronology to help readers to contextualize developments related to gang activity

• Includes a Guide to Related Topics to facilitate tangential discovery

• Defines terms essential to understanding the subject matter of the text in a glossary

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