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Years Of Age Hiv Positive
1,274 wordsGangs have been and will always be a part of society, They have in one form or another been around for hundreds of years. For example pirates were in some way or another a form of an organized gang. The groups that traditionally come to mind when one thinks of modern day gangs are the Crips and the Bloods from California, and the people Folk originating from Chicago. The origins of the Crips and Bloods can be traced to the late 60 's, and the gang culture is so ingrained on the west coast that m...
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Join A Gang Joining A Gang
3,527 wordsMark Sirignano 027 - 66 - 7577 Tues. Thur. 9: 25 - 10: 40 12 - 14 - 99 Deviance in Gang Involvement: Why Join a Gang? The problem of gang activity is not a new one facing our country. Ever since the beginnings of human existence gangs have served as a means of protection for humans. The issue of gang activity has recently, however, come to the forefront of dilemmas facing our nation. While cities like Chicago and Los Angeles are chronic gang sites, other cities such as? Miami, Portland, Columbus...
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Juvenile Justice System Today Society
1,745 wordsOne of the most important issues in crime today is Juvenile Delinquency. It is too often the cause that people see it as something? new? and a problem that needs to be dealt with by today? s society. Female delinquency is and has been rapidly increasing in the past few years. In Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice, Lind and Shelden give an overview of juvenile delinquency among females. To fully understand the question of who, where, when, how, and why females are delinquent, it is necessar...
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Join Gangs Watch Tv
623 wordsDriving past a local high school, one can not help notice the hundreds of students participating in after school activities. From the football team practicing drills on the field to the cross country runners jogging around the school. All of these students have something in common. They have all volunteered their valuable time to participate in high school athletics. Students play sports for many different reasons. Some hope that their college education will be paid for by scholarships, while ot...
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Gang Violence Gang Members
502 wordsGangs and violence Gangs have been around since the 1950 s and early 1960 s. Gangs are a loosely organized group of three or more people who interact together for a common purpose and are usually participating in some kind of legal activit, whether it be violent crimes or drug dealing or both. Gang members usually can be identified by signs, colors, clothing, tattoos, july, or hand signals. Gangs often claim control over a certain territory in their community, creating an atmosphere of fear and ...
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Group Of People Opposing Viewpoints
2,439 wordsI d like Gangs Gangs I d like you to take a journey with me, would you please close your eyes and imagine yourself cruising along the streets of Oakland. You are driving and the light just turned yellow, you stop at the stoplight. You see a little kid walking towards you, while he crosses the crosswalk. You take special notice of him because he was around the age of about 11 years of age, but had a thick gold necklace around his neck. He looks at you, you smile politely at him as if to give a sm...
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World War Ii 20 Th Century
1,657 wordsOriginally GANGS OVERVIEW OF GANGS Originally the word gang had no negative connotation. In Old English, gang simply referred to a number of people who went around together-a group. Today a gang can be defined in four basic ways: ? an organized group with a leader? a unified group that usually remains together during peaceful times as well as times of conflict? a group whose members show unity through clothing, language? a group whose activities are criminal or threatening to the larger society....
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Gang Members Racial Lines
1,017 wordsThe topic I chose for my 4 th quarter paper is gang in America. I will be discussing there life style such as why they use colors to represent themselves, and why they use hand signals to communicate. I also will discuss who long long gangs have been around. Also how much fear does a gang put into a small or large community. Last i will talk about how gangs are worse now then they where years ago. Originally the word gang had no negative meaning. In Old English, gang simply referred to a number ...
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Don T Care Studies Have Shown
2,062 wordsWhy Do Female Youths Join Gangs? Female youths join street gangs on the basis of gender conflict, lack of family support and violence in their lives. Through adolescence young females have a much harder time than young males dealing with family, sexuality and the harsh reality of living in the urban ghetto. Young females who must endure these facets of life have little opportunity to succeed. Consequently, these young women turn to a replacement family, a place where they feel they are needed an...
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Houston Chronicle Gang Violence
1,053 wordsGangs are becoming a growing problem in American society. More young people are turning to gangs to solve problems in there lives. When youths join gangs they drop social activities with family, friends and school. Members fall behind their classmates in school and do not try. A study shows that less than 1 % of gang bangers is literate 1. Gangs destroy teenager lives and destroy their chances for a good education and happy life. Gangs are now a haven for rats. Teenagers are joining gangs every ...
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