Why gang members commit more crime: Group processes and social cognitive explanations

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Wood, Jane L.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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That gangs facilitate increased levels of deviancy in members is a consistent research finding. However, it is not fully clear why this is so. This chapter seeks to explain this effect by examining first the likely impact that group processes have on gang members and se... View more
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