Youth gangs / by Robert J. Franzese, PH.D., Department of Sociology, University of Oklahoma (retired), Herbert C. Covey, PH.D., Human Services Department, Adams County Colorado, Scott Menard, PH.D., Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology , Sam Houston State University
- Preface to 4th edition -- Contemporary American youth gangs -- Youth gang violence -- Race, ethnicity, and contemporary youth gangs -- Female gang members and female gangs -- Gangs in western history -- Youth street gangs in other countries -- Pieces of the puzzle : typologies and classical theories of youth gangs -- Theoretical propositions about youth gangs -- Legislative and justice system gang interventions: incapacitation and deterrence -- Prevention and assistance programs: education, employment, opportunity, and -- Empowerment -- The future of youth gangs -- References -- Name index -- Subject index.
- 9780398091071 (pbk.) and 0398091072 (pbk.)
- Revised edition of the authors' Youth gangs, 2006.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-348) and indexes.
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