The presence of gangs has a negative impact on city tourism, attractions, and population. Prevention programs should be in place to help keep young people from joining gangs as well as to help law enforcement control gang violence, which would attract more people to the cities. The National Gang Center published a bulletin that states gangs in the 18th century began because of immigration of large poor families to the United States. Due to the number
When a teen does not have a curfew, it leads to frequently seeing cops. All in all, when teens don’t have curfews, it leads to causing ruckus. In conclusion, some people believe that curfews will not help teens, but more people say that it will.Numerous court cases have taken on the issue of teen curfews with varying results.A curfew is a law, regulation, or ordinance that forbids particular people or particular classes of people from being outdoors in public places at certain specified times of the
In these gangs, the leader of a gang can change from one day or one function to another. As gang membership entails much criminal activity, it is not surprising to find that leaders change regularly, as members go to prison.? (Curry and Decker, 1998, p. 75). Gang members has been proven to be intelligent and competent resulting in a great threat and resistance to various social institutions including the police and army. The strain theory, most notably associated with Robert Merton (1968) posits that anomie develops in individuals because of a recognized gap between individual?s goals and what they can achieve through legitimate means.
Teens can make a quick buck for dealing drugs, stealing, selling stolen goods, and even trading weapons.[..] 3. For Protection - In socioeconomic challenged neighborhoods and areas with high crime rates, teens often join gangs in order to survive. Gang members "have each other 's back"...”. Teens joins gangs to feel in the need of someone to take care of them or to look up to.When growing up in lesser communities or being poor they Also to get fast money.
They said, “The Juveniles Law protect criminals more than victims.” However, they are also victims of bad neighbors and environment. About the California’s proposition 21 results, it was very counterproductive. Juveniles who serve time with adults has a higher recidivism rates than those who serve with other juveniles, and they are abused in the jail sexually and physically by adult prisoners (97). Even though they committed crimes, this society should not allow let juvenile criminals to be abused by adult prisoners. Psychologically juveniles have uncomplete identities and they are influenced by society where they belonged.
Examine and discuss the impact of gangs on society using research evidence to support argument. Introduction When citizens hear about the word gangs, the first thing that comes to mind with most of us are negative thoughts about criminality. This is because of the activities that gang members engage in and the lifestyle that they portray. There is no one true meaning for the term gangs because it is based on the view and interest of the person defining it, the trends, and the changing social aspect of the gang. It is stated that many large communities are at great risk of significant gang activity.
The book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is about two gangs and their big rivalry. Every once in awhile a few people get jumped by the other gang, but besides that everything was fine, until one night when things go too far. Throughout the book the gangs learn that they are not so different and that they have more in common then they think. The author uses many different symbols that each contain a different purpose.
25 Oct 2015. In this article, the author explains the many ways men are discriminated against. Moreover, her describes how sexism against men is often dismissed by society and why. He explains, “Society 's scandalous tolerance of rape in prison seems like it is also related to a general indifference to, or even amusement at, sexual violence committed against men.” The author describes how harassment against men in prison is often looked over by society because it seems to be a regular occurrence. This is important because it shows how most people don’t even think about sexism in that way.
Why don’t male victims get the same acknowledgment as female victims? Men are supposed to be stronger than female abusers and perhaps like the reason most people don’t report any domestic violent crime, they are too embarrassed to tell anyone. “ According to one study, 63% of males as opposed to 15% of females had a deadly weapon used against them in a fight with an intimate partner” (Men: The overlooked Victims….1). Physical abuse is often associated with control and power over the victim and most often includes emotional and/ or psychological abuse within the
In the newspaper article Youth Gangs Leading Cause of Delinquencies written by Gene Sherman for the Los Angeles Times, Sherman hits many hard facts regarding the relationship between the youth of the time and the local gangs. Overtime the largely popular Zoot Suits became a badge of delinquency, with more and more of our youth donning these new relaxed and mobile suits they where just assumed to belong to a gang even if they had no official gang ties. “Motives for gang warfare are ridiculous in adult eyes but sometimes lead to planned an bloody fighting” With little to no provocation a war could break out on the street. Just for looking at someone the “wrong” way could end with a knife in your gut. The Zoot Suits themselves were not to