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Bibliography on juvenile gangs in the United States since World War II

Dorothy Louise Campbell Culver Tompkins

Bibliography on juvenile gangs in the United States since World War II

by Dorothy Louise Campbell Culver Tompkins

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Published by Delinquency Prevention Training Project in [Los Angeles] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gangs -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Dorothy Campbell Tompkins.
      SeriesTraining series for social agencies, [Delinquency Prevention Training Project] Bibliographic series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5118.C9 T58
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 l.
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5082963M
      LC Control Number74154033

      Data gathered from the National Youth Gang Survey indicates that less than ___ percent of gang members are female. , According to the NYGS, the most recent survey of gang membership estimates that there are ___ gang members in the United States. Adolescent gangs before World War II were generally poverty-area recreational groups that turned to crime under the influence of adult gangs. Often the groups were rehabilitated through recreational leadership and guidance in community centers. In the late s fighting gangs arose in the poverty areas of most large cities.

      The Zoot Suit Riots were a series of conflicts on June 3–8, in Los Angeles, California, United States, which pitted American servicemen stationed in Southern California against Mexican-American youths who were residents of the city. It was one of the dozen wartime industrial cities that suffered race-related riots in the summer of , along with Mobile, Alabama; Beaumont, Texas Location: Los Angeles County, California, United . The United States in the Supreme War Council: American War Aims and Inter-Allied Strategy, () Venzon, Anne ed. The United States in the First World War: An Encyclopedia () ISBN ; Woodward, David. The American Army and the First World War (Cambridge University Press, ) ISBN

      For example, Irish gangs were prevalent in the United States in the midth century, followed by Jewish gangs in the early 20th century, and Asian and Latino gangs in the late 20th and early 21st century. Gangs largely faded from the American landscape during the Great Depression and World War II only to reemerge in the late s. In the. Many of these novels feature young people as characters, and thus depict the impact of the war on children. This bibliography provides a comprehensive record of the juvenile novels of World War II. Included are annotated entries for more than novels. Only juvenile novels written or translated into English are by: 2.


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Bibliography on juvenile gangs in the United States since World War II by Dorothy Louise Campbell Culver Tompkins Published by Delinquency Prevention Training Project in [Los Angeles].Pages: The United States has seen four distinct periods of gang growth and peak activity: the late 's, the 's, the 's, and the 's (Curry and Decker, ).

Gang proliferation, in other words, is not a constant. In the modern era, youth gangs have been influenced by several trends. Get this from a library.

Juvenile gangs and street groups; a bibliography. [Dorothy Louise Campbell Culver Tompkins; University of California, Berkeley.

Institute of Governmental Studies.; University of Southern California. Youth Studies Center.] -- "A revision of a manuscript prepared for the Youth Studies Center of the University of Southern California in February, ".

Highlights of the National Youth Gang Survey. Fact Sheet, July Summarizes findings from the survey and reports data on the number of gangs, gang members, and gang-related crime.

Based on survey results, it is estimated that approximat gangs andgang members were active in the United States in FS addressing various aspects of America’s youth gangs, we are indebted to Dr. Walter Miller, the author of this Report, and his collaborators for compiling such a comprehensive study of the growth of youth gang problems in the United States from to The study found that an average of 2 percent of youth in the U.S.

are gang members, with involvement highest at when about 5 percent of youth are in gangs. Youth in gangs also come from. For the main article to which this is linked see Communist Party USA. For an annotated list of publications published by the Communist Party USA, see List of Communist publications.

The following is a bibliography on American Communism, listing some of the most important works on the topic. History of. Gangs in the United States The first U.S. police war on gangs occurred in New York City in – Third period: s–s Ricans arrived there much later, mainly in the two decades following World War II.

Street gangs on the East Coast developed in. Schwartz, Edward E.: "Statistics of Juvenile Delinquency in the United States." ANNALS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE, Vol. Jan. 19^9. Sellin, Thorsten: THE CRIMINALITY OF YOUTH.

He has co-authored several books including CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA: A CRITICAL VIEW (with Randall G. Shelden, Allyn and Bacon); INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (with Randall G. Shelden, Karen Miller, and Randall Fritzler, Waveland Press); and the three previous editions of YOUTH GANGS IN AMERICAN by: The existence of youth gangs in the United States is not new.

Youth gangs have been present since the end of the American Revolution. 1 Public interest in youth gangs has risen and fallen several times throughout the country’s history, but during Y outh Gangs: Members, Activities, and Measures to Decrease Violence Associated with GangsFile Size: 64KB.

The _____ traditionally has been a cultural by-product in the United States but are now reported worldwide. Street gang A survey found gang membership at its lowest point in nearly a decade. The authors of the fourth edition of “Youth Gangs in American Society” have updated previous editions’ content with the latest data on gangs and gang membership, including the amount of crimes they are responsible for, the prevalence of gang affiliation among youth today, and involvement of girls and adults with : Jami Jones.

Juvenile Delinquents in New York advocated for the separation of juvenile and adult offend- ers (Krisberg,p. 27), and in the New York House of Refuge was established to take in dependent, neglected, and delinquent Size: 2MB.

Influenced by Thrasher's study, public officials and experts throughout the s and s largely either dismissed juvenile gangs as adolescent play or elevated them to the level of adult organized crime, rather than recognizing them as menacing, independent entities of their own.

Youth gangs received heightened attention during World War II. By David Pyrooz, Ph.D. Gangs evoke clear images of certain people, places, and activities—racial and ethnic minority boys, prisons and inner cities, and health risk behaviors such as violence, drug dealing, and weapon carrying.

It is also thought the gang membership is a lasting commitment, or at least a commitment that exacts a physically costly. Youth Gang Bibliography U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Justice This Family and Youth Services Bureau's bibliography on youth gangs is a This article provides an overview of the gang culture in the United States, details the basic features of Hispanic, Black, Asian, and motorcycle gangs, and suggests ways that police.

Gangs in the United States include several types of groups, including national street gangs, local street gangs, prison gangs, motorcycle clubs, and ethnic and organized crime gangs. Approximately million people were part of gangs as ofand more t gangs were active in the United States.

Many American gangs began, and still exist, in urban areas. Although gang activity 1 in the U.S. showed a decline in the mid ’s toit increased from to and has since remained constant. Over the past decade, annual estimates of the number of gangs have averaged ab nationally and the number of gang members has been about2.

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The stereotypical media image for youth gangs is only partially accurate. According to the Justice Department, a gang is a well defined group of youths between 10 and 22 years old.” To be considered a “youth gang” a group must be involved in a pattern of criminal acts. The criminal acts, especially acts of violence, Continued.

"Gang membership between ages 5 and 17 years in the United States," which was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, challenges many popular demographic stereotypes about gangs. The study.The history of street gangs in the United States begins with their emergence on the East Coast aroundas the American Revolution ended (Sante, ).

But there is considerable justification for questioning the seriousness of these early gangs. The best available evidence suggests that Cited by: