Gangs, 1st Edition

  • Peggy J. Parks
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  • ISBN-10: 1601522169
  • ISBN-13: 9781601522160
  • DDC: 364.1
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 97 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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According to the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 20,000 violent gangs with approximately 1 million members were criminally active in the United States as of September 2008. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full color illustrations, this title examines How Serious a Problem Are Gangs? Why Do Young People Join Gangs? Can People Leave the Gang Life Behind? and Can Gang Violence Be Stopped?