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Youth Gangs

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

Youth gangs constitute a different subculture in American society. They have existed for years among virtually all ethnic groups, and they continue to expand, recruit, and commit a variety of illegal offenses in diverse neighborhoods across the country. While there has ...

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