Breaking Through

  • Robert McLeanEmail author
  • James A. Densley


This chapter shows how joining a gang is not a single event, but rather a process, one that encompasses offending and victimisation, consensus and conflict—experiences that also shape overall gang formation, reformation, and evolution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Research Unit on Crime, Policing and Social JusticeUniversity of the West of ScotlandPaisleyScotland
  2. 2.School of Law Enforcement & Criminal JusticeMetropolitan State UniversitySaint PaulUSA

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