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Title Gangs : the origins and impact of contemporary youth gangs in the United States / edited by Scott Cummings and Daniel J. Monti.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1993]

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Series SUNY series in urban public policy
SUNY series on urban public policy.
Subject Gangs -- United States.
Alt Name Cummings, Scott, 1944-
Monti, Daniel J., Jr., 1949-
Description 1 online resource (x, 355 pages) : illustrations.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-352) and index.
Contents What we know and do not know about gangs. Origins and problems of gang research in the United States / Daniel J. Monti -- Gangs, drugs, and violence / Joan Moore -- The behavior and organization of gangs in different settings. Anatomy of a wilding gang / Scott Cummings -- "Down with the program" : racial attitudes and group violence among youth in Bensonhurst and Gravesend / Howard Pinderhughes -- The established gang / Diego Vigil -- Hispanic street gangs in Chicago's public schools / Ray Hutchison and Charles Kyle -- Blazon nouveau : gang graffiti in the barrios of Los Angeles and Chicago / Ray Hutchison -- The working gang / Felix Padilla -- Gang organization and migration / Jerome H. Skolnick, Ricky Bluthenthal, Theodore Correl -- Gangs in more- and less-settled communities / Daniel J. Monti -- What can be done about gangs. Moral panic and the response to gangs in California / Patrick Jackson with Cary Rudman -- Gangs and civil rights / Robert A. Destro -- Public policy and gangs : social science and the urban underclass / Scott Cummings, Daniel J. Monti.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585063249 (electronic bk.)
9780585063249 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42855594
Additional Format Print version: Gangs. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1993 079141325X (DLC) 92002533 (OCoLC)25201475
Table of Contents
Pt. IWhat We Know and Do Not Know About Gangs 
 1Origins and Problems of Gang Research in the United States / Daniel J. Monti3
 2Gangs, Drugs, and Violence / Joan Moore27
Pt. IIThe Behavior and Organization of Gangs in Different Settings 
 3Anatomy of a Wilding Gang / Scott Cummings49
 4"Down With the Program": Racial Attitudes and Group Violence Among Youth in Bensonhurst and Gravesend / Howard Pinderhughes75
 5The Established Gang / Diego Vigil95
 6Hispanic Street Gangs in Chicago's Public Schools / Ray Hutchison, Charles Kyle113
 7Blazon Nouveau: Gang Graffiti in the Barrios of Los Angeles and Chicago / Ray Hutchison137
 8The Working Gang / Felix Padilla173
 9Gang Organization and Migration / Jerome H. Skolnick, Ricky Bluthenthal, Theodore Correl193
 10Gangs in More- and Less-Settled Communities / Daniel J. Monti219
Pt. IIIWhat Can Be Done About Gangs 
 11Moral Panic and the Response to Gangs in California / Pat Jackson, Cary Rudman257
 12Gangs and Civil Rights / Robert A. Destro277
 13Public Policy and Gangs: Social Science and the Urban Underclass / Scott Cummings, Daniel J. Monti305
 Selected Bibliography325

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