What Encourages Gang Behavior?

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Tamara L. Roleff
Greenhaven Press, Jan 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 91 pages
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The number of gangs in the United States has increased dramatically in the past few decades. No longer confined to poor, inner-city areas, gangs are attracting youth from the affluent suburbs. The authors in this anthology examine the various factors that encourage teens to join gangs.

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Youths Join Gangs for Many Reasons
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Youths Join Gangs for Protection
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Youths Join Gangs for the Thrill of Violence and Power
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