TAGGING & GRAFFITI.
Profiles of "writers," motivations, methods, social & legal reactions, as art or crime, gangs.
JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEMS.
Compares system in the U.S. & in Japan. Contrasts crime rates, interventions, strategies, effectiveness. 3 Tables.
Organized Crime in Russia & Asia
This paper compares Russian organized crime and Asian organized crime. It looks at their roots, their organizations, the types of crimes they commit, who joins these organizations, how they maintain their control, how they decide on territories, what crimes they commit, and their international reach.
VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS.
Causes & effects, statistics, types, weapons, gangs, race, media, politics, possible solutions, focusing on high schools.
The Handbook of Crime and Punishment
This paper provides a book review of Michael Tonry’s Handbook of Crime and Punishment, a comprehensive overview of empirical data and reasoned analysis that covers a broad ranges of topics from organized crime, white collar crime, family violence and youth gangs to sentencing, capital punishment, juvenile court and a variety of others.
Sociological & psychological analysis of evolution of gangs, members' motivations, behavior, attitudinal changes, female members.
GANGS, POVERTY, AND CRIME
Within the criminal justice system, a gang is defined as a group of people who associate continuously for the common purpose of engaging in criminal or delinquent activities. This paper examines why people join gangs, and describes the typical gang member in terms of age, gender, race, and culture. The paper concludes with an examination of the effects of poverty on gang membership and the crimes gangs commit.
Delinquency Intervention and Prevention Program
This paper discusses delinquency prevention and intervention and proposes a model that addresses both, incorporating several existing programs and looking at delinquency prevention at the family, school, and community levels.
VIOLENT JUVENILE CRIME.
Overview of literature & conflicting theories on causes & treatment in U.S. Increase in crime, risk factors, prevention strategies.