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Gang Transitions and Transformations in an International Context by This unique volumeexplores why and how youth join and leave gangs, as a lens for exploringintervention and prevention through comparative, international research. The book explores three key questions: how doyouth gangs form and how do they change over time? Why do youth join streetgangs, and why do they leave? How can we use this knowledge to foster moreeffective interventions for gang problems?Drawing from research conducted in tendifferent countries and a variety of disciplines (Belgium, Canada, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands, Norway,Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and Venezuela), sixteenoriginal chapters provide unique insights into: 1) patterns of gangparticipation and how it impacts individual behavior 2) individual transitions and their impact on gang transformations 3) fostering gang transition and transformation. This work will be of interest to researchers in Criminology and CriminalJustice, particularly with an interest in youth gangs, developmental andlife-course criminology, criminal careers, and criminal networks, as well asrelated fields such as sociology, psychology, and comparative law, and publichealth.
Call Number: Atlanta Library North 4: HV6437 .G33 2016
Sex Offenders: a criminal career approach by An authoritative and in-depth treatment of the latest research into the criminal careers of sex offenders, providing background and investigating the policies used to combat one of society's most intractable public issues. Features chapters based on original research from the most prominent scholars in the field of sex offender and criminal career research Deals with the entire criminal careers of sex offenders from youth to adulthood Illustrates the significance of the criminal career approach for theory, treatment, research, and policy regarding sex offenders Covers a wider breadth of topics than existing texts and uses data from various studies and countries, including the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and the Netherlands Features an introductory chapter charting the origins of the criminal career perspective as well as the history of sex offender research, pinpointing the most important research questions and current debates in both fields
Call Number: Atlanta Library North 4: HV6556 .S4257 2015
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