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Product Description: This essential guide discusses the very real threat to young people by gangs in the United States and the perpetuation of those gangs due to poverty, disenfranchisement, and a sometimes too-harsh punitive system. The book details the disproportionate treatment of black and brown youth, the uptick in violent white gangs, and the need for dealing with gangs in a more measured way...read more

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9781499461510 | Rosen Young Adult, January 15, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This essential guide discusses the very real threat to young people by gangs in the United States and the perpetuation of those gangs due to poverty, disenfranchisement, and a sometimes too-harsh punitive system.

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Product Description: Work as an undercover gang investigator is not for everyone. This career guide is for those young people who feel they have the physical and mental toughness and resourcefulness to work in this most difficult of fields. In addition to explaining exactly what personality type is needed and what sorts of physical, emotional, and psychological skills are required, this guide also discusses the most effective pathways to a career in undercover law enforcement, the necessary coursework, two- and four-year degree programs, training, police work, and the networking necessary to break into the undercover ranks at the local, state, or federal level...read more

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9781477717127 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Work as an undercover gang investigator is not for everyone.

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9780778721857 | Crabtree Pub Co, June 1, 2013, cover price $30.60

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Product Description: Focusing on topics of special concern to students, this series makes complex issues less intimidating and more accessible; each book presents 10 to 14 readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand the topic...read more
By Amanda Hiber (editor)

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9780737762945 | Greenhaven Pr, May 31, 2013, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Focusing on topics of special concern to students, this series makes complex issues less intimidating and more accessible; each book presents 10 to 14 readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand the topic.

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Product Description: The secretive and underworld element of gangs creates many questions about them and gang culture. What is a gang and what are todays prevalent kinds? What problems exist currently? What are real gang activities? What is being done about gangs and urban violence? This book answers these questions and many more...read more

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9781448813254 | 1 edition (Rosen Pub Group, January 15, 2011), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The secretive and underworld element of gangs creates many questions about them and gang culture.

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By Jennifer Mackay (editor)

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9781420503432 | 1 edition (Lucent Books, November 19, 2010), cover price $39.40

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Product Description: Gangs exist in places all over the world. The United States, however, is believed to have more gangs than any other country. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the issues surrounding gangs, including how and why young people are lured into gangs and the consequences of gang involvement...read more

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9780778721925 | Crabtree Pub Co, September 1, 2012, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Gangs exist in places all over the world.

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9780737745634 | Greenhaven Pr, October 16, 2009, cover price $32.75 | also contains Gangs | About this edition: Age Range: 12 and up Grade Level: 7 and up Series: Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing Viewpoints Guide Hardcover: 119 pages Publisher: Greenhaven (November 6, 2009) Language: English

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