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Asian American Gangs

  • By: Randy Wagner
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Asian American gangs, operating in U.S. cities since at least the 1960s, attracted police and media attention in the late 1970s and early 1980s when their members were involved in violent, headline-grabbing incidents in New York City and San Francisco. In ...

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