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Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Robert McLean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Analysing criminal trajectories via the lens of group offending from childhood to adulthood, this book explores gang organisation as a means for gang business in the contemporary British context. The ... More


Rediscovering Scottish Gangs: Towards a Typology

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores gang evolution and presents findings from original, and follow up, data via participant voices. To achieve the chapters, purpose a typology explaining gang organisation, ... More


Street Life, Crime and (Dis)Organised Crime

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Following on from the theme of the last chapter which highlighted the formation, membership process, and other structural characterises of gang types in the research context, this chapter continue by ... More


Shoot to Kill: Rebellion and Retrenchment in Post–Civil Rights Chicago

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book’s penultimate chapter focuses on the late 1960s, as whatever tenuous accountability mechanisms Orlando Wilson had implemented were destroyed by his successor. With Black Power and left-wing ... More


Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History, Revised Edition

Robert Burgoyne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816642915
eISBN:
9781452945842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816642915.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Events of the past decade have dramatically rewritten the American national narrative, bringing to light an alternate history of nation, marked since the country’s origins by competing geopolitical ... More


Some thoughts on the broader context: neighbourhoods and peers

Ann Hagell, Sarah Curtis, Shari Daya, Yasmin Khatib, Rachel Pain, Catherine Rothon, Stephen Stansfeld, and Ann Hagell

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

How do the broader social structures and environments shape the everyday life of young people? How are routines created and social behaviour organised? For example, young people spend a great deal of ... More


Background

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter opens with the major heading ‘Introduction’, and explores how since the turn of the century there has been a drastic increase in the perception that US style street gangs are now being ... More


A Review of Gang Literature

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Having outlined the purpose of the book in Part I, in the last chapter, chapter 2 reviews existing US and British gang literature. This chapter breaks down the gang concept and analyse literature ... More


Scottish Gang Literature

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While chapter 2 outlined gang research in three main ways - context, structure, and literature – the discussion was largely situated within the wider US, European, and broader UK context. Yet ... More


Gangs and Drug Supply

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While chapter 4 sought to explore organisational and structural properties, chapter 5 sought to provide a generic and largely descriptive account of gang activities sin relation to level of gang ... More


Tackling Gangs and Organised Crime, and Rethinking Drug Policy

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book began with two main objectives: a) to provide insight into contemporary gang organisation as a means for gang business; and b) to reengage Scottish scholarly gang literature back into the ... More


Place and mobility

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 7 enters a very different performance space, that of thestreet and the part that the ‘largely taken for granted world’ of walking played in the formation of adolescent masculinity. ... More


We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Robert T. Chase

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the early twentieth century, the brutality of southern prisons became a national scandal. Prisoners toiled in grueling, violent conditions while housed in crude dormitories on what were ... More


The Case of Frank: Respect, Embodiment and the Appeal of the Boxing Gym

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The pen portrait of Frank demonstrate how boxing offers a medium by which men can re-shape a sense of identity to support valued themes, and also why boxing is appealing particularly for these men ... More


Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This is the first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to ‘convey status’ upon their owners. Such dogs are ... More


Creating Community, Creating Connections

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

in Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Sense of community is a feeling of belonging, of being able to influence others, of shared history and emotional connections, and that one’s needs are being met within a particular community. Where ... More


The image of a well-ordered city: nineteenth-century Manchester theatre architecture and the urban spectator1

Viv Gardner

in Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Viv Gardner’s essay begins with a discussion of ‘scuttling’ incidents in Manchester in the 1890s, originating in music hall and theatre venues and spilling onto the streets, and the debates in the ... More


Drills, Fights and Defence

Gareth Mulvenna

in Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter One examines the forebears of the Tartan gangs in Belfast throughout the Twentieth-Century, demonstrating that youth sectarian conflict had a strong lineage in the city. The chapter also ... More


Neoliberal, brutish and short? Cities, inequalities and violences

Peter Squires

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Peter Squires emphasises a longer and more subtle evolution of welfare as ‘workfare’ and social discipline in the UK than appears in Wacquant's analysis but also introduces a key theme of resistance ... More


Introduction

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The introduction examines the use of status dogs as weapons in the murder, using a pitbull dog, of 16 yr old Seyi Ogunyemi in Lambeth in 2009. DNA from one dog was used to track and arrest the owner, ... More


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