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'Gang' as Empty Signifier in Contemporary Canadian Newspapers.

Subjects: *GANGS; *NEWSPAPERS; *JOURNALISTSCANADALACLAU, Ernesto, 1935-2014

  • Source: Canadian Journal of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Oct2012, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p443-479. 37p. 5 Color Photographs, 2 Charts, 1 Graph.

  • Abstract: The word gang appears frequently in newspapers. The meaning of this term, however, varies greatly depending on context. This study examines its different significations in ... Copyright of Canadian Journal of Criminology & Criminal Justice is the property of University of Toronto Press and its content may not be copied or ...

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CENTRAL AMERICAN GANGS: CHANGING NATURE AND NEW PARTNERS.

Subjects: *GANGS; *DRUG trafficSAN Salvador (El Salvador); EL Salvador; CENTRAL AmericaMS-13 (Gang)

  • Source: Journal of International Affairs. Fall/Winter2012, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p53-67. 15p.

  • Abstract: This article will examine the changing roles of Central American gangs within the drug trafficking structures, particularly the Mexican drug trafficking ... Copyright of Journal of International Affairs is the property of Journal of International Affairs and its content may not be copied or emailed to ...

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Comments on the special issue.

Subjects: *ORGANIZED crime; *MOTORCYCLE gangs

  • Source: Trends in Organized Crime. Sep2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2/3, p215-221. 7p.

  • Abstract: An introduction to the journal is presented which includes articles on patient description of particular forms of organized crimes and the insights that result, the ...

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Organized crime, situational crime prevention and routine activity theory.

Subjects: *MOTORCYCLE gangs; *MONEY laundering; *COMPUTER crimes

  • Source: Trends in Organized Crime. Sep2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2/3, p87-92. 6p.

  • Abstract: An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including outlaw motorcycle ...

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The Ghettoization of Blacks in Los Angeles: The Emergence of Street Gangs.

Subjects: *AFRICAN Americans; *GANGS; *RACE discriminationLOS Angeles (Calif.); CALIFORNIA

  • Source: Journal of African American Studies. Jun2012, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p209-225. 17p.

  • Abstract: Despite previous research, no one has traced the roots and rise of African-American street gangs in Los Angeles as it relates ... Copyright of Journal of African American Studies is the property of Springer Nature and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Gangland Online: Performing the Real Imaginary World of Gangstas and Ghettos in Brussels.

Subjects: *GANGS; *VIRTUAL reality; *BLOGSBRUSSELS (Belgium); BELGIUM

  • Source: European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice. 2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p165-180. 16p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the impact of online communication process on gangs by citing the example of Brussels black African

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Responding to Calgary's 'Gang War': A Political Sociology of Criminological Ideas1.

Subjects: *GANGS; *CRIMINAL justice system; *SOCIOLOGYCALGARY (Alta.); ALBERTA

  • Source: Canadian Journal of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Apr2012, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p141-168. 28p.

  • Abstract: Drawing on the political sociology of ideas, this article considers a crucial crime control policy: increasing levels of policing. This policy is particularly interesting, given ... Copyright of Canadian Journal of Criminology & Criminal Justice is the property of University of Toronto Press and its content may not be copied or ...

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BEHIND THE GUISE OF GANG MEMBERSHIP: ENDING THE UNJUST CRIMINALIZATION.

Subjects: *LEGAL status of gangs; *CRIMINAL law; *CRIMINAL justice systemUNITED StatesUNITED States. Constitution. 8th Amendment

  • Source: DePaul Journal for Social Justice. Spring2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p333-366. 34p.

  • Abstract: The article presents a critique of anti-gang laws in the U.S. as unconstitutional. It explores the nature of gang membership in the country and ...

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Rumination and the Displacement of Aggression in United Kingdom Gang-Affiliated Youth.

Subjects: *VIOLENCE; *GANGS; *AGGRESSION (Psychology)UNITED Kingdom

  • Source: Aggressive Behavior. Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p89-97. 9p. 2 Charts.

  • Abstract: The concept of gang aggression oftentimes elicits images of brutal intergang violence. In reality, gang-related aggression can vary widely, can have various motivations and causal ... Copyright of Aggressive Behavior is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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The battle without hope.

Subjects: *GANGS; *VIOLENCE; *DRUG legalizationUNITED States; MEXICO

  • Source: New Statesman. 8/13/2012, Vol. 141 Issue 5118, p28-31. 4p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses drug violence in Mexico. Since December of 2006 over 50,000 people are believed to have been killed in violence related to drugs. The drug ...

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