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The Violent Gang (A Pelican book)

Lewis Yablonsky

The Violent Gang (A Pelican book)

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9304992M
ISBN 10014020802X
ISBN 109780140208023
OCLC/WorldCa117555


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A newly revised and expanded edition of Dr. Lewis Yablonsky's classic study of violent urban gangs. Drawing on "live research" gathered while he was director of community crime-prevention program Yablonsky traces the "natural history" of two infamous New York City by: Yablonsky, who organized an athletic and social program in this area, achieved a temporary truce between two gangs, became a friend of some of the boys, traces the origins of these uptown gangs and the dynamics of the gang in action.

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