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Gangs by Karen Osman

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Published by Lucent Books in San Diego, CA .
Written in English



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  • Gangs -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Gangs.

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About the Edition

Discusses the history of gangs in the United States, describing current characteristics of gangs, and presenting consequences of and solutions to gang activity.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-75) and index.

Statementby Karen Osman.
SeriesLucent overview series
LC ClassificationsHV6439.U5 O86 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1724344M
ISBN 101560061316
LC Control Number92028009

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