Canadian Policing Research Catalogue

A research report on youth gangs [electronic resource] : problems, perspective and priorities / by Jharna Chatterjee.

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Canadian Policing Research Catalogue

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Un rapport de recherche sur les gangs de jeunes : problèmes, perspectives et priorités.

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1 online resource (72 p.)

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Also issued in French under title: Un rapport de recherche sur les gangs de jeunes : problèmes, perspectives et priorités.
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Summary

The topic of youth gangs has emerged as a major issue of serious concern in many communities in Canada, especially for the law enforcement community. Available empirical evidence indicates that youth gangs exist in almost every continent, mostly in urban areas, but increasingly also in other areas. This paper reviews the research literature available in print and published on the Internet.

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Contents

1. Executive summary -- 2. Introduction -- 3. Definition of youth gang -- 4. Conclusion -- 5. Recommendations.

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