The Gang: A Study of 1,313 Gangs in Chicago

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While gangs and gang culture have been around for countless centuries, The Gang is one of the first academic studies of the phenomenon. Originally published in 1927, Frederic Milton Thrasher's magnum opus offers a profound and careful analysis of hundreds of gangs in Chicago in the early part of the twentieth century. With rich prose and an eye for detail, Thrasher looked specifically at the way in which urban geography shaped gangs, and posited the thesis that neighborhoods in flux were more likely to produce gangs. ...

The Gang: A Study of 1,313 Gangs in Chicago 2013, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226799308

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The Gang: A Study of 1,313 Gangs in Chicago 2003, New Chicago School Press

ISBN-13: 9780966515558

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