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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 - Los Angeles Police Department

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Gang members join a gang by either committing a crime or undergoing an ... Protection - many members join because they live in the gang area and are, ...

Why Do Youth Join Gangs? - OJJDP

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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 ...

Why do People join Gangs? |NoBullying|

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May 19, 2015 ... Many teens who join gangs come from suburban areas and wealthy families. .... Define, Prevent, & Treat the Underlying Causes Of Bullying.

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 ...

Video: “Why Youth Join Gangs” - National Gang Center

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Video: “Why Youth Join Gangs”. This video presentation features gang researchers, practitioners, and young people who were previously involved in gangs.

Teen Gangstas | Psychology Today

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Oct 11, 2010 ... Peer Pressure - Gangs can put the squeeze on teens to join their life of crime ... truancy issues, or struggling academically for no known reason.

Teenagers Joining Gangs - Teens - LoveToKnow

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... need teenagers. Studies repeatedly show that teens join gangs to feel a sense of belonging. The following are some other reasons why teenagers join gangs.

Why Do Kids Join Gangs? - Denver District Attorney

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There are different reasons for different kids. Some are ... Some join for self- protection because they are picked on by other gang members. Some grow up in a ...

Why American boys join street gangs - Academic Journals

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There have been a moderate number of studies surrounding the reasons why youth join gangs. However, few have emphasized the life path of gang members  ...

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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  ...

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.

Into the Abyss: Why Do Kids Join Criminal Street Gangs

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There are all kinds of reasons for joining a gang, but like most youth activities, whether criminal or otherwise, most young males and females join gangs for ...