Table of contents for Studying youth gangs / edited by James F. Short and Lorine A. Hughes.

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Contents
Preface
	James F. Short, Jr., and Lorine A. Hughes
1 Why Study Gangs? An Intellectual Journey
	James F. Short, Jr.
2 Are "Gang" Studies Dangerous? Youth Violence, Local Context, and the Problem of Reification
	Mercer L. Sullivan
3 Studying Youth Gangs: The Importance of Context
	Lorine A. Hughes
4 The Gang Facilitation Effect and Neighborhood Risk: Do Gangs Have a Stronger Influence on Delinquency in Disadvantaged Areas?
	Gina Penly Hall, Terence P. Thornberry, and Alan J. Lizotte
5 Neighborhood Effects on Street Gang Behavior
	Andrew V. Papachristos and David S. Kirk
6 Youth Gang Social Dynamics and Social Network Analysis: Applying Degree Centrality Measures to Assess the Nature of Gang Boundaries
	Mark S. Fleisher
7 Social Network Analysis and Gang Research: Theory and Methods
	Andrew V. Papachristos
8 A Public Health Model for Studying Youth Gangs
	Bill Sanders and Stephen E. Lankenau
9 The Value of Comparisons in Street Gang Research
	Malcolm W. Klein
10 Hate Groups or Street Gangs? The Emergence of Racist Skinheads
	Pete Simi
11 Youth Gang Research in Australia
	Rob White
12 The Global Impact of Gangs
	John M. Hagedorn
13 Gang Membership and Community Corrections Populations: Characteristics and Recidivism Rates "Relative" to Other Offenders
	David E. Olson and Brendan D. Dooley
14 The Comprehensive, Community-wide Gang Program Model: Success and Failure
	Irving A. Spergel, Kwai Ming Wa, and Rolando Villarreal Sosa
15 Moving Gang Research Forward
	James F. Short, Jr., and Lorine A. Hughes
References
Index
About the Contributors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Gangs.
Youth and violence.