by Peggy Daniels

Hardcover(Library Binding)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737738155
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/09/2007
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Gangs Are a Serious Problem   Edward Cohn     12
Gangs Affect Every Part of a Community   James C. Howell     17
Gangs Create Community for Members   John Seita     29
Gangs Are an Urban Problem   Howard N. Snyder   Melissa Sickmund     34
Gangs Are a Suburban and Rural Problem   Mark Sappenfield     42
Hip-Hop Culture Promotes Gangs   Chip Johnson     48
Hip-Hop Music Can Discourage Gang Activity   Sara Libby     53
The Number of Girls in Gangs Is Increasing   Mars Eghigian   Katherine Kirby     57
The Number of Immigrants in Gangs Is Increasing   Shelly Feuer Domash     66
Gang Intervention Programs Are Successful   Victor M. Gonzalez Jr.     75
Gang Intervention Programs Are Not Successful   Hector Gonzalez     84
Community-Based Gang Intervention Is Effective   Phelan Wyrick     90
Mentoring Is the Most Effective Gang Intervention   Thomas J. Smith     100
Positive Family Values Are the Most Effective Gang Intervention   Heather MacDonald     106
Appendix     112
Organizations toContact     119
For Further Research     124
Index     129
Picture Credits     136

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