Abstract

Chapter 1 is the general introduction to the rest of the book and outlines the major themes and ideas covered and discussed in this Handbook.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Gangs
Publisherwiley
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781118726822
ISBN (Print)9781118726877
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • Gang definition
  • Gang homicide definition
  • Gang member definition
  • Klein
  • Miller
  • National Youth Gang Center
  • Nominal definitions
  • Operational definitions
  • Spergel

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

Cite this

Decker, S., & Pyrooz, D. C. (2015). Introduction. In The Handbook of Gangs (pp. 1-6). wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118726822.ch1