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Choosing Street Crime  

Richard Wright and Volkan Topalli

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
People who commit burglary, robbery, carjacking, and other serious predatory street crimes are disproportionately young, poor, and male. Notwithstanding the strong link between these ... More

Contemporary Gang Ethnographies  

Scott H. Decker and David Pyrooz

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
Until the middle of the twentieth century, research on gangs was ethnographic in nature, with a strong journalistic approach. However, there has been a shift in the ethnographic study of ... More

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