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When prison gangs become organized crime: Studying protection arrangements and their consequences.

Subjects: *GANGS; *ORGANIZED crime; *PRISONS

  • Source: Trends in Organized Crime. Dec2022, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p365-377. 13p.

  • Abstract: Despite interest in the subject, the study of prison gangs has been meagre since the late 1980s. Occasional studies appear, but ... Copyright of Trends in Organized Crime is the property of Springer Nature and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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Self-governing prisons: Prison gangs in an international perspective.

Subjects: *GANGS; *PRISONS; *PRISON conditionsKYRGYZSTAN; NORTHERN Ireland; BRAZIL

  • Source: Trends in Organized Crime. Dec2022, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p1-16. 16p. 1 Chart.

  • Abstract: This paper finds qualified support for the use of Skarbek's (2011, 2014) governance theory to understand the emergence of prison gang-like groups in Kyrgyzstan, Northern Ireland and ... Copyright of Trends in Organized Crime is the property of Springer Nature and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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Method to the Madness: Tracking and Interviewing Respondents in a Longitudinal Study of Prisoner Reentry

Subjects: Longitudinal Studies; Correctional Institutions; Institutionalized PersonsTexas

  • Source: Sociological Methods & Research, v51 n3 p1282-1324 Aug 2022.

  • Abstract: After nearly four decades of growth, the number of people held in U.S. prisons has begun to decline. In an era of decarceration, social ... As Provided

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Student Perspectives on the Common Core: The Challenge of College Readiness at Urban High Schools

Subjects: Student Attitudes; Common Core State Standards; College ReadinessCalifornia

  • Source: Urban Education, v57 n6 p1031-1058 Jul 2022.

  • Abstract: The Common Core State Standards were designed to prepare all students for college and careers. Using theories of cultural capital and culturally relevant pedagogy, this ... As Provided

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Safety and Inner City Neighborhood Change: Student and Teacher Perspectives

Subjects: Foreign Countries; Public Housing; NeighborhoodsCanada (Toronto)

  • Source: Education and Urban Society, v54 n3 p227-248 Mar 2022.

  • Abstract: The introduction of mixed-income communities in public housing neighborhoods is a common revitalization strategy in metropolitan areas in North America. This study investigates student and ... As Provided

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BOMBERS IN THE BIG SKY.

Subjects: *GANGS; *MUSTARD

  • Source: World War II. Autumn2022, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p28-30. 3p. 2 Color Photographs, 2 Black and White Photographs, 1 Map.

  • Abstract: The article presents the discussion on Flying Fortress crew practicing the bombing over the wheat and mustard fields of northern Montana including three miles southwest ...

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From prison gangs to transnational mafia: the expansion of organized crime in Brazil.

Subjects: ORGANIZED crime; MAFIA; CIVIL societyBRAZIL; SAO Paulo (Brazil : State)

  • Source: Trends in Organized Crime. Dec2022, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p443-465. 23p. 1 Chart, 4 Graphs, 2 Maps.

  • Abstract: This article uses quantitative and qualitative data to document the alarming expansion of the three largest organized criminal groups (OCGs) in Brazil, the Primeiro Comando ... Copyright of Trends in Organized Crime is the property of Springer Nature and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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When Denver Lost Its Mind.

Subjects: JUVENILE justice administration; VIOLENCE; MASS media & crimeDENVER (Colo.); COLORADOCOLORADOCOLORADOReport Available; UNITED StatesUNITED StatesUNITED StatesReport Available

  • Source: New Republic. Dec2021, Vol. 252 Issue 12, p30-37. 8p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Graph.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the consequences of the punitive juvenile justice system which emerged from violence in Denver, Colorado in 1993. The African American youth in the ...

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Magic, gangs and prison.

Subjects: *MAGIC; *GANGS; *YOUNG adults

  • Source: Psychologist. Mar2022, p50-53. 4p. 2 Color Photographs.

  • Abstract: Finally, learning magic is economically viable because most illusions involve everyday objects, such as playing cards, coins, rubber bands, etc. In a study conducted with ... Copyright of Psychologist is the property of British Psychological Society and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted ...

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Using Open-Source Data to Better Understand and Respond to American School Shootings: Introducing and Exploring the American School Shooting Study (TASSS)

Subjects: Weapons; School Violence; Homicide

  • Source: Journal of School Violence, v21 n2 p93-118 2022.

  • Abstract: This study uses open source information to examine school shootings in the United States for the 1990-2016 period. We innovatively created a national-level database to ... As Provided

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