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Title Youth gangs in international perspective [electronic resource] : results from the Eurogang Program of Research / Finn-Aage Esbensen, Cheryl L. Maxson, editors.
Published New York : Springer, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  HV6439.E85 Y68 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (x, 319 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Definitional issues in the comparative context -- Putting the "Gang" in "Eurogang": Characteristics of Delinquent Youth Groups / Different Definitional Approaches / Kristy N. Matsuda, Finn-Aage Esbensen and Dena C. Carson -- Counting Gangs: Conceptual and Validity Problems with the Eurogang Definition / Judith Aldridge, Juanjo Medina-Ariz and Robert Ralphs -- Gang Member: Who Says? Definitional and Structural Issues / Hannah Smithson, Leanne Monchuk and Rachel Armitage -- Five Decades of Defining Gangs in The Netherlands: The Eurogang Paradox in Practice / Frank van Gemert -- Gang Organization, Offending, and Victimization: A Cross-National Analysis / David C. Pyrooz, Andrew M. Fox, Charles M. Katz and Scott H. Decker -- Betwixt and Between Street and Prison Gangs: Defining Gangs and Structures in Youth Correctional Facilities / Cheryl L. Maxson -- pt. 2. Group processes in the comparative context -- Gang Dynamics Through the Lens of Social Identity Theory / Karen Hennigan and Marija Spanovic -- Gang Membership: The Psychological Evidence / Emma Alleyne and Jane L. Wood -- The Onset of (Euro)Gang Membership as a Turning Point in the Life Course / Chris Melde and Finn-Aage Esbensen -- The Sex Composition of Groups and Youths' Delinquency: A Comparison of Gang and Nongang Peer Groups / Dana Peterson and Dena C. Carson -- The Impact of Globalization, Migration, and Social Group Processes on Neo-Nazi Youth Gangs / Revital Sela-Shayovitz -- Typically Moroccan? A Group Dynamic Explanation of Nuisance and Criminal Behavior / Jan Dirk de Jong -- pt. 3. Gang depictions in non-American contexts -- The Stockholm Gang Intervention and Prevention Project (SGIP): Introducing a Holistic Approach to Gang Enforcement / Amir Rostami and Fredrik Leinfelt -- Are the Correlates and Effects of Gang Membership Sex-Specific? Troublesome Youth Groups and Delinquency Among Dutch Girls / Frank M. Weerman -- pt. 4. Future Directions -- The Next Decade of Eurogang Program Research / Malcolm W. Klein -- The Intersection of Gang Definition and Group Process: Concluding Observations / Cheryl L. Maxson and Finn-Aage Esbensen.
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Subject Gangs -- Research -- Europe.
Related Names Esbensen, Finn-Aage.
Maxson, Cheryl Lee.
Related To Print version: Youth gangs in international perspective. New York : Springer, 2012 9781461416586 (OCoLC)766330593
ISBN 9781461416593 (electronic bk.)
1461416590 (electronic bk.)
9781461416586 (hbk.)
1461416582 (hbk.)
OCLC number 768826062