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Ellen Foley, Angel Guzman, Miguel Lopez, Laurie Ross, Jennifer Safford-Farquharson, Katie Byrne, Egbert Pinero & Ron Waddell

In: The SAGE Handbook of Youth Work Practice

Chapter 28: The Politics of Gang Intervention in New England, USA: Knowledge, Partnership and Youth Transformation

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The Politics of Gang Intervention in New England, USA: Knowledge, Partnership and Youth Transformation
The Politics of Gang Intervention in New England, USA: Knowledge, Partnership and Youth Transformation
Ellen Foley Angel Guzman Miguel Lopez Laurie Ross Jennifer Safford-Farquharson Katie Byrne Egbert Pinero Ron Waddell
Introduction

Gang violence intervention has long been the domain of law enforcement. Police and the courts utilize suppression (e.g. gang member identification, surveillance, intelligence gathering, arrest, and sentencing) to get gang members off the streets and disrupt illegal activities. Yet, there is growing recognition that suppression alone is inadequate to prevent gang-related violence over the long term (Peaslee, ...

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