Gangs & crime : critical alternatives / Alistair Fraser.

Author
Fraser, Alistair, 1982- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017.
Description
xii, 260 pages ; 25 cm.

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Series
Key approaches to criminology [More in this series]
Summary note
This work takes students on a guided tour of the gang phenomenon through history, as well as current representations of gangs in literature and media. It includes a detailed global overview of gang culture, covering, amongst others, Glasgow, Chicago, Hong Kong, and Shanghai and a chapter on researching gangs which covers quantitative and qualitative methods.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-249), filmography (pages 249-251), and index.
Contents
Defining gangs -- Researching gangs -- Histories of gangs -- Conceptualising gangs -- Social harm perspectives -- Feminist perspectives -- Cultural perspectives -- Gangs and globalisation -- Decentring the world of gangs -- Responding to the global gang -- Conclusion: Beyond the gang?
Other title(s)
Gangs and crime
ISBN
  • 1473911893
  • 9781473911895
  • 1473911907
  • 9781473911901
OCLC
986668917
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