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NCJ Number: 99592 Find in a Library
Title: Violent Gangs in Chicago - In Search of Social Policy
Journal: Social Service Review  Volume:28  Issue:2  Dated:(June 1984)  Pages:199-226
Author(s): I A Spergel
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 28
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A model of the development of two types of violent gangs is presented. Data on the scope and seriousness of the gang problem in Chicago, community characteristics associated with the issue, and the integrative and segmentive nature of violent gangs are provided.
Abstract: A community intervention model within a larger social policy or social development framework is also elaborated. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Comparative analysis; Gangs; Homicide; Illinois; Organizational theories
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