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  • School Violence To Gangs
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    Delinquency 2 The issue of juvenile delinquency and the social environment is one of major concerns to schools and society as a whole. There has been an influx of juvenile delinquents in today's society, ranging from school violence, to gangs. Juvenile delinquency is prevalent across the nation, it is cross cultural and cross racial, it knows no colors. Juvenile crimes has increased in numbers and in severity. There is no doubt that various experts can give us many theories as to the causes of j...
  • Gang Violence Within The Indo Canadian Community
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    Canada is referred to as a multicultural country because it openly accepts new immigrants from around the world (Gabor, 1994; Nodwell and Guppy, 1992). It has been documented that approximately 11.2% of Canada's total population identify themselves as visible minorities (Varma-Joshi, Baker, and Tanaka, 2004; Fantino and Colak, 2001). Starting a life in a new country not only brings happiness, but also anxiety and a fear of losing one's identity. Often feelings of being an outsider act as a catal...
  • Gang Violence
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    Since the beginning of time, youth groups or gangs have been in existence. These groups have had many negative effects on society for many years. These youth groups or gangs, as they are commonly called, have participated in many criminal and illegal acts that have plagued society. They have been stereotyped with such negative names as rowdies, bad kids, troublemakers, and many other mischievous names. Some of the earliest records of gangs date back to the fourteenth and fifteenth century in Eur...
  • Problem Of Gang Violence In Our Society
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    What Should Be Done About Gang Violence In Society? Many people in our society do not think that anything bad will ever happen to them. These people always hear about the issues and problems that are in the world today, but never think they will take place close to home. Gang violence is a major problem in our society today that takes place in many different areas of the world. If nothing is done soon, gang violence could take place in our neighborhoods. Gang violence is a big problem in our soc...
  • Dangerous Escalation Off Skinhead Gangs And Violence
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    Skinhead Violence When you here the term Skinhead you probably think about young rebels wearing big black boots and Nazi symbols. These happen to be a few trademarks but across the world 'Skinhead' refers to a diverse cult of young people. The origin of this cult goes back to the 60's in England, where menacing-looking, shaven-headed and tattooed youths in combat boots began to be seen in the streets. This cult has matured into a large collection of smaller gangs across 33 countries. The ages of...
  • Gang Member
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    Teens and Gangs - What the church says... The Church's position of crime - like theft, gangs, rape, murder, perjury, etc. - has been addressed firstly in the ten commandments, particularly numbers four, five, six, seven, eight, nine and ten. These commandments deal with human relationships and how we are to love our neighbor. The Church's stance on these topics of crime are that they are sinful and selfish, and they do not foster a love for our neighbor and help those who are weak or in need. Th...
  • Violence Among Our Juveniles
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    Violence: Children Who Own The Streets There are many problems facing today's society. One of the problems is the violent condition that surrounds the lives of children in America. We are awarded of the violence among our juveniles because we read, hear and see it. The newspapers, magazines, news media, and our neighborhoods testify the living proof of the chaos. Everyone tries to find explanations of the causes and consequences of street violence and other aspects of the turbulent lives of youn...
  • Torrio And Capone's Gang
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    During the film The Untouchables, it is easy to see the violence of the gangs that were around in the time of Prohibition. The theme of gang violence is evident in the reading of Prohibition: The Lie of the Land, but not so much in Ardent Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. Prohibition was put in to practice in the passing of the 18th Amendment in 1919. The Volstead act, which it was named, made it illegal to drink and make alcohol. It was thought that in making alcohol illegal it would m...
  • Police And Other Gangs
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    1) Describe the gangs of the 1920's. Why did they come about? What were they selling? What were the weapons they used? Where were they located? Gangs had already been in existence but in different forms. Originally, they were mostly bands of cowboy outlaws that were known for robbing banks and trains. These gangs were located out in the "wild west", not in the urban cities, such as New York and Chicago, as the new, modernized gangs were now mainly located. The Prohibition (Eighteenth) Amendment,...
  • Turn To Gangs
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    Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in cities of every size. Gangs are not a new phenomenon in America. Mainly youths, have banded together for reasons ranging from protection to those who just want to occupy time, fill emptiness in their lives, or experience some sense of belonging. Whatever the reason, when gang emerges communities almost always suffer the consequences. With the widespread popularity of gangs in the recent years, it seems as though no city has been left u...
  • 00 Known Gang Members
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    Gang violence is becoming more and more of a problem every day in America. More teens are being pressured into joining gangs than ever before. Now gangs are getting new members from middle and junior high schools, even from elementary schools. Gangs are becoming a big problem not only to the people they kill, but to families and friends. They hurt their own families as well as others. Innocent people become victims to gang violence, just so that the members can get a laugh. They do not care what...
  • Violent Gang Member
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    Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long-range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings' personal wants and peer pressure. To determine how to effectively end gang violence we must find the way th...
  • American Gang Members In Los Angeles
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    How has the Crips Street Gang evolved since the 1960's? Gone are the days when battles were over community control, when loyalty meant self- determination, not self destruction. In the 1980's crack cocaine became a major source of income for many African – American gang members in Los Angeles. Gangs were faced with intra-conflict old codes of conducts versus laissez-faire attitudes of the younger gang members. Gang violence increased as many capitalized on this new market the distribution ...
  • Gangs And Pagan Warriors
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    We often think of the "Old English" time as an era filled with mighty pagan warriors gathered in a dark wooden room, drinking ale to celebrate their victory in a brutish bloody battle. Or maybe we picture brawny Vikings with dirty faces wearing animal skins while sailing in large wooden ships. You may even imagine the crude but lovable Hagar the Horrible from the popular comic strip. Regardless to which of these views you take, we always think of the "Old English" as a time far in the past. Even...

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