The Guide to Understanding Gang Violence: Exploring the Mentality Behind the Madness

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Xlibris Corporation, Nov 1, 2007 - Self-Help - 72 pages
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The essence of understanding is comprehension. Most of us cannot comprehend the logic, or illogical of one human being killing another over colors, streets, money, or reputation. The disregard for human life has become a common theme in certain segments of society, and it has become a part of the culture of today's youth.

With this in mind, the author has complied information from his past experiences and the travails of other gang members, to bring you the insightful, "Guide to Understanding Gang Violence." This book illustrates the psychological attachments that gang members have to the gang lifestyle. More importantly, this guide book answers the big question WHY?

If you are a parent, teacher, preacher, or simply a concerned citizen, you will benefit from the content of this book. Not only will you learn how to identify the signs that indicate when someone is being influenced by the gang lifestyle, through a well articulated classification system, you will be able to determine how committed a gang member is (or can be) to the gang lifestyle.

Without understanding, change is at best improbable and in most cases impossible. The information contained in this guide allows you to penetrate the barriers that gang members erect for "outsiders". This will enable you reach out and help them understand the perils of gang violence.

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