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Street gangs: yesterday and today.

James Haskins

Street gangs: yesterday and today.

by James Haskins

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Published by Hastings House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gangs -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A history of street gangs from colonial times to the present discussing why they have persisted, who joins them, what needs they satisfy, and what they have in common with establishment groups.

    Edition Notes

    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p.
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23252686M
    ISBN 100803826621

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