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Gangs

  • By: Scott H. Decker & G. David Curry
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

The growth of street gangs across the United States has focused attention on the prevention of new gang membership and on intervention with existing gang members. This entry reviews current definitions of gangs and describe the historical context in which gangs ...

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