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NCJ Number: 149311 Find in a Library
Title: Annotated Bibliography of California's Street and Prison Gangs
Author(s): L Martin
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 56
Type: Bibliography
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annotated bibliography contains citations and abstracts covering the 1981-1992 period that deal with street and prison gangs in California and an addendum that focuses on the 1965 civil disobedience in Los Angeles County.
Abstract: The bibliographic entries focus on the increase in gang activities in the United States, graffiti, juvenile delinquency prevention, California gang projects, gang behavior, Asian and Hispanic gangs, the link between gangs and drugs, gang criminality, prison gangs, and gang prevention. The citations also cover gang street wars, gang violence in Los Angeles, gang recruitment, delinquent female gang members, gang violence and organized crime, gangs in schools, and gang group processes and street identity.
Main Term(s): Gangs
Index Term(s): California; Corrections; Crime in schools; Gang Prevention; Graffiti; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile gang behavior patterns; Juvenile/Youth Gangs; Organized crime; Prison Gangs/Security Threat Groups; Violent offenders
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