Reducing Youth Gang Violence : The Little Village Gang Project in Chicago (Hardcover)

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Spergel details the efforts of his Chicago youth gang project, a comprehensive, community-based model designed to reduce gang problems, including violence and illegal drug activity. He shows the successes and failures at each level: individual-youth, gang-as-unit, community, and policy development. This is a valuable model and methodology for a comprehensive approach to gang prevention and intervention which will be an important reference for policy makers, criminologists, gang researchers and community developers.


Publisher Altamira Press
Mfg Part# 9780759109988
SKU 202994711
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0759109982
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0382
Publisher Altamira Press
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