Street gangs

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graffiti, taggers, zero tolerance, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Street gangs
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GANGS Street gangs often arise when many different, poor, immigrant communities are thrown together in a densely populated area such as New York or LA. The graffiti which sometimes appears overnight is almost certainly the work of taggers young gang members leaving their mark on a piece of territory. Today gangs are larger, highly sophisticated, more violent, younger and have greater access to sophisticated weaponry. Children of all races, as young as seven or eight, are being lured into gangs to commit crimes once associated with much older youths. Many sociologists explain the increasing gang phenomenon by pointing to the breakdown of the family and the rise in single-parent families. They suggest that the gang with its rules and hierarchical structure replaces the family. It becomes a ...

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