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NCJ Number: 156365 Find in a Library
Title: Skinheads: Shaved for Battle
Author(s): J B Moore
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 206
Sponsoring Agency: Bowling Green State University Popular Press
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87972-583-4
Sale Source: Bowling Green State University Popular Press
Bowling Green, OH 43403
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book establishes the violent history of skinheads in America and suggests why they have emerged as a threat to civil peace.
Abstract: The author begins by investigating the English roots of the skinhead style and the development of the American brand of skinhead ideology within larger youth group scenes. The skinhead movement is examined in terms of the ideas and activities of its members, their organizational structure, the role of music in their establishment, and the damage they have caused in American society. Information was obtained from first-hand interviews and from several civil rights organizations concerned with the influence of these far-right politically violent groups.
Main Term(s): Gangs
Index Term(s): Criminology; England; Hate Crimes; Racially motivated violence; Victims of Crime
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