Deviance, Delinquency and Youth Gangs


Add to cart
Essay #: 072695
Total text length is 31,585 characters (approximately 21.8 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
Client’s Name
Instructor’s Name
Course Name/Course Number
25 Nov. 2011
Deviance, Delinquency and Youth Gangs
1. Introduction
One of the ongoing problems in society is the proliferation of youth gang activity. Involvement in the subculture of gangs has probably been in existence since civilization began, but the increasing activity and visibility of the modern concept of organized gangs is known mostly to have arisen in mainstream social consciousness in the 1950s with the arrival of the “juvenile delinquent.” Modern media began to produce mainstream entertainment in the forms of popular movies depicting rebellious youth in films such as The Wild One, Rebel Without a Cause, and West Side Story. The depiction of the disgruntled and...
The end:
.....a. “Theoretical Perspectives on Juvenile Delinquency: Root Causes and Control.” Corrections Today 66.6 (2004): 153+. Print. Gale Group.
Scheff, S. “Youth Gang Statistics.” Parents Universal Resource Experts. (2008). Web. 26 Nov. 2001.
http://www.parentsuniversalresourceexperts.wordpress. com/parents-universal-resource -experts-sue-Scheff-youth-gang-statistics/
Squires, Jennifer. “ ‘Thug Life’ and Peer Pressure Lure Youth to Gangs; Kids Need Activities, Support to Stay off the Streets.” Santa Cruz Sentinel. 27 June, 2009. Web. 25 Nov. 2011.
Wilson, Brian. “The Canadian Rave Scene and Five Theses on Youth Resistance.” Canadian Journal of Sociology 27.2 (2002): 373+. Print. Gale Group.