Social identity theory and gangs

How do we explain the behaviour of groups towards each other? We use the social identity theory of course. Also, for understanding the behaviour and cognition of individuals in respect of their social/collectivist contexts – more like African Psychology – and to put the collectivist self into context. (Hogg & Williams, 2000). According to the … Read more

Why do people join gangs?

Gangs have been a part of popular culture ever since the dawn of time. Everyone can agree that any gang-related activities and crimes are against the law, but people still join it regardless with various reasons. From researching, People join gangs because they need a desire for protection. Adding on to that, they join gangs … Read more

Why do people join gangs?

Gangs have been a part of popular culture ever since the dawn of time. Everyone can agree that any gang-related activities and crimes are against the law, but people still join it regardless with various reasons. From researching, People join gangs because they need a desire for protection. Adding on to that, they join gangs … Read more

Gangs Report

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more

Gang Intelligence Methods in Law Enforcement

The American headlines of any large city will site killings on street corners, robberies, assaults, intimidation, and drug interaction. While not all-criminal activity is associated with gangs, the 780,000 strong members do account for a large majority of the problems that are plaguing America. There is no one-way to stop gang activity in one single … Read more

Analysis of Gangs

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long-range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term … Read more

A Study Of Gangs

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more

Would you rather belong to the “Apple Dumpling Gang” or the “Crypts

The connotation of the word gang reaches “hit an all time low” in the 1990’s. We envision today’s gang members as drug lords who kill each other on street corners. Society rejects and imprisons them. Once members of a “gang” simply shared common interests and enjoyed social acceptance, much as members of a club today. … Read more

Gangs, What has made these groups come about

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more

Gangs in Today’s Cities

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more

Gangs, A Violent Reality

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more

Gangs and Violence

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more

Analysis of Gangs

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more