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Compact Research: Current Issues: Gangs

Gangs eBook 

S&L Price: $43.29
ISBN: 978-1-60152-216-0
Format: eBook
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Author: Peggy Parks
Publication Date: 2010
Number of Pages: 96
Dewey Code: pending
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

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?