Gang redux: A Balanced Anti-Gang Strategy by James Diego Vigil

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Gang redux: A Balanced Anti-Gang Strategy

by James Diego Vigil

Gang redux: A Balanced Anti-Gang Strategy

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  • Publisher: Waveland
  • 2010
  • 118 pp

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  • James Diego Vigil, is an internationally regarded gang researcher who studies gang culture in Los Angeles and throughout the United States. Vigil, a prominent author, published Gang redux: A Balanced Anti-Gang Strategy in 2010 with Waveland Press. This is his 6th book which offers a compelling analysis of why youths join gangs.

    Vigil, also discusses effective strategies to steer youths away from gang involvement and to redirect them towards productive and rewarding activities. The book describes and explores the complex circumstances, such as multiple points of marginalization, that lead to gang involvement. He stresses that understanding the roots of gangs is crucial in outlining a successful prevention and intervention strategy. The book goes deeper and sites specific examples of successful programs that include family, school, and law enforcement.

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