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Why People Join Gangs - Gang Alternatives Program (GAP)

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These risk factors increase the odds that a young person will join a gang, but is not a ... The reasons why young people join gangs can vary from simple to more  ...

Why Young People Join Gangs and What You Can Do

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Understanding Why Your Children Might Join Gangs • General Reasons For Gang Membership • Personal Reasons for Gang Membership • Characteristics of  ...

Why Young People Join Gangs - Los Angeles Police Department

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Gang members join a gang by either committing a crime or undergoing an initiation procedure wherein they are beaten by fellow gang members to test their  ...

Why Do Youth Join Gangs?

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Decker and Van Winkle (1996) view joining youth gangs as consisting of both ... in deciding to join a gang: They see personal advantages to gang membership ...

Gangs: Reasons Youth Join, Warning Signs and Prevention Tips |

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Mar 4, 2010 ... Gangs are a scary phenomenon in our nation. They are becoming more prevalent, increasingly violent, and more sophisticated in their crime.

Joining a gang : The Facts : ReachOut.com USA

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There isn't just one reason for why people join gangs but many. And the more reasons one person has to deal with, the harder it will be for them (him or her) to  ...

Why do People join Gangs? |NoBullying|

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May 19, 2015 ... Gangs have been a part of popular culture ever since the dawn of time. However, lately gangsters turned from outcasts to role models. Thanks ...

What are some of the reasons why people join gangs? | Reference ...

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Some of the reasons why people may join gangs include desire for protection, family tradition, peer pressure, lack of a basic need, excitement and desire to be ...

The Reasons Why Kids Join Gangs | Our Everyday Life

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Gang membership can serve many seemingly practical purposes in a young person's life. Developmentally, early adolescence is all about fitting into a group ...

Poverty, Broken Homes, Violence: The Making of a Gang Member ...

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Aug 24, 2013 ... Why are so many adolescents willing to join? Several risk factors have been identified that increase the likelihood that a teen will join a gang ...