Confronting GangsConfronting Gangs
by G. David Curry, Scott H. Decker, David C. Pyrooz
The most comprehensive and current textbook on gang research, gang policy, and gang responses, Confronting Gangs: Crime and Community, Third Edition, offers a full and unbiased assessment of the characteristics of gang members and gang behavior.DISTINCTIVE FEATURESStrong focus on the community contexts that contribute to gang activityQuotes from re ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2013-02-28 | ISBN-13: 9780190055950

The Handbook of Gangs (Wiley Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice)The Handbook of Gangs (Wiley Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice)
Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to gangs. •  Chapters cover a wide array of the most prominent issues in the field of gangs, written by scholars who have been leaders in dev ...
Number of pages: 592 | Publication Date: 2015-09-28 | ISBN-13: 9781118726877

Competing for ControlCompeting for Control
by David C. Pyrooz, Scott H. Decker
Pyrooz and Decker pull apart the bars on prison gangs to uncover how they compete for control. While there is much speculation about these gangs, there is little solid research. This book draws on interviews with 802 inmates - half of whom were gang members - in two Texas prisons; one of the largest samples of its kind. Using this data, the authors ...
Number of pages: 250 | Publication Date: 2019-11-30 | ISBN-13: 9781108498357

The Non-Criminal Consequences of Gang MembershipThe Non-Criminal Consequences of Gang Membership
David C. Pyrooz
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development and evaluation agency of the US Department of Justice. The NIJ is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. NIJ provides objective and independent knowledge and tools to reduce crime and promote justice, particularly at the ...
Number of pages: 196 | Publication Date: 2012-09-21 | ISBN-13: 9781249456704

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