Written by noted authority Arnold Goldstein and gang expert Donald Kodluboy, this book is an essential resource for educators and administrators who are concerned with gang presence or the possiblity of gang presence in their schools and communities. Gangs in Schools describes the most effective gang prevention and intervention strategies currently available. It presents a comprehensive plan for maximizing school safety and includes a helpful checklist on how to recognize early gang presence in schools.
Gangs in Schools
Signs, Symbols, and Solutions
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Figures and Tables Introduction: Youth Gangs in the United States Part 1: Gangs Come to School Chapter 1 District, School, and Classroom Characteristics Chapter 2 Signs and Symbols Chapter 3 Becoming a Gang Member Chapter 4 Ethnic Gangs Chapter 5 Gang Violence Part 2: Effective Interventions Chapter 6 Desirable Program Characteristics Chapter 7 Controlling the School Environment Chapter 8 In-School and Community Enrichment Solutions Conclusion: A Future Perspective References Name Index Subject Index
Figures and Tables
Figures Gang Distribution in the U.S. Multipurpose Gang Graffiti Gang Initials: West Side S.G. Crips Gang Name: 30's Blood Gang Gang Symbol: Latin Kings Posted: No Trespassing Wall of Heaven: Tears of a Clown Wall of Hell: Bogus Boy Killer and Mickey Cobra Killer Graffiti Wall with Numerous Cross-outs Upside Down Gang Symbol: Latin Kings Bishops Hand Sign Gangster Disciples Hand Sign West Side Gang Hand Sign Hand Sign of Crip Gang Hand Sign of Blood Gang Oriental Ruthless Boys Tattoo Crips Tattoo Gangster Disciples Tattoo Lao Boyz Cap Los Angeles Gang Jackets Gangster Disciples Nation T-Shirt Girls' Vice Lord Toy Jewelry Sample Letter to Inform Parents/Guardians of Possible Gang-Related Activity Sample Letter to Inform Parents/Guardians of Graffiti Vandalism Sample Protocol for Gunfire and Building Intruders Tables Contrasting Definitions of 'Gang' Definitional Distinctions Gang Assessment Tool Purposes of Gang Graffiti Purposes of Gang Hand Signs Purposes of Gang Tattoos Common School Dress Code Targets The Skillstreaming Curriculum for Adolescents