oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Gang membership: Opportunity, poverty and rebelliousness

Volume 10, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



Criminal gangs continue to puzzle our elected officials and society seems powerless to do anything about them. Most efforts to combat gangs are directed at hiring more police officers and pass more laws that allow prosecutors and judges to send gangsters off to prison for longer periods of time.

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