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Gang Prevalence, Proliferation, And Migration

Malcolm W. Klein and Cheryl L. Maxson

in Street Gang Patterns and Policies

Published in print August 2006 | ISBN: 9780195163445
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199943340 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163445.003.0012

Series: Studies in Crime and Public Policy

Gang Prevalence, Proliferation, And Migration

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This chapter describes and summarizes what is known about the proliferation of street gangs across the country and how that relates to the migration of gang members. It suggests some of the implications for thinking about broad-based gang programming.

Keywords: American street gangs; gang members; gang migration; gang programming

Chapter.  15555 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Social Theory

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