On Gangs and Guns: a Crtitque

Hallsworth, S, Young, Tara (2005) On Gangs and Guns: a Crtitque. ChildRIGHT, . pp. 14-16. ISSN 0265-1459. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Asks if media coverage given to young people in gangs is justified and whether the United Kingdom experience can be compared with America. Reports that despite media headlines, statistics from the 'British Crime Survey' show that crime committed by people aged 16 and over has fallen. Argues that social factors have contributed to the American situation. Concludes that fears about gun crime and young people in the UK are unjustified although there are lessons to be learnt from the American experience.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: violence, young people, groups, gangs
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Criminology
Depositing User: Tara Young
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2016 14:19 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 18:12 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/58668 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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