Criminology and Criminal Justice

Recent Publications

 

Walter Miller, City Gangs (This is a book that was not previously published.  Scott Decker and his colleagues at Arizona State University re-typed, edited and indexed the manuscript that they acquired after Miller’s death.  It makes a nice contribution to gang research.) The book can be accessed through the following link: http://gangresearch.asu.edu/

Uberto Gatti, Sandrine Haymoz, and Hans M.A. Schadee. 2011. “Deviant Youth Groups in 30 Countries: Results from the Second International Self-Report Delinquency Study.” International Criminal Justice Review In Press, DOI: 10.1177/1057567711418500

Chris Melde and Finn-Aage Esbensen.  2011 “Gang Membership as a Turning Point in the Life Course.” Criminology 49:513-552.

Finn-Aage Esbensen, Kristy Matsuda, Terrance J. Taylor, and Dana Peterson.  2011.  “Multi-method Strategy for Assessing Program Fidelity: The national evaluation of the revised G.R.E.A.T. program.”  Evaluation Review 35:14-39.

Finn-Aage Esbensen, Dana Peterson, Terrance J. Taylor, Adrienne Freng, D. Wayne Osgood, Dena Carson, and Kristy Matsuda.  2011.  “Evaluation and Evolution of the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program.”  Journal of School Violence 10:53-70.

David C. Pyrooz. 2011. Structural covariates of gang homicide in large U.S. cities. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. In Press. doi: doi:10.1177/0022427811415535. [article link]

David C. Pyrooz, and Scott H. Decker. 2010. Motives and methods for leaving the gang: Understanding the process of gang desistance. Journal of Criminal Justice. In Press. doi: doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2011.07.001

L. Pauwels. 2010. Violent youth group involvement in context: the case of Antwerp.  In : Pauwels, L.(Ed.), Hardyns, W., Van de Velde, M. Social disorganisation, offending, fear and victimisation. Findings from Belgian studies on the urban context of crime. Den Haag: Boom Juridische Uitgevers

Scott Decker and David Pyrooz. 2010. Gang Violence Around the World: Context, Culture and Country. In G. McDonald, Editor.  Small Arms Survey 2010. London: Oxford University Press.

Finn-Aage Esbensen, Dana Peterson, Terrance J. Taylor, and Adrienne Freng.  2010.  Youth Violence: Sex and Race Differences in Offending, Victimization, and Gang Membership.  Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Jennifer E. Cobbina, Toya Z. Like-Haislip, Jody Miller. 2010.  “Gang Fights versus Cat Fights: Urban Young Men's Gendered Narratives of Violence.” Deviant Behavior 31: 596 – 624.

Sandrine Haymoz and Uberto Gatti. 2010. “Girl Members of Deviant Youth Groups, Offending Behaviour and Victimisation: Results from the ISRD2 in Italy and Switzerland.”  European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research 16:167 – 182.

Scott H. Decker, Frank van Gemert, and David Pyrooz.  2009.  Gangs, Migration and Crime: The Changing Landscape in Europe and the United States.  Journal of International Migration and Immigration, 10: 393-408.

Finn-Aage Esbensen, Dana Peterson, Terrance J. Taylor, and Adrienne Freng. 2009.  “Similarities and Differences in Risk Factors for Violent Offending and Gang Membership.” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology 42:310-335.

Chris Melde, Terrance J. Taylor, and Finn-Aage Esbensen.  2009.  “’I Got Your Back’: An Examination of the Protective Function of Gang Membership in Adolescence.” Criminology 47:565-594.

Frank M. Weerman, Cheryl L. Maxson, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Judith Aldridge, Juanjo Medina, & Frank van Gemert.  2009.  Eurogang Program Manual: Background, development, and use of the Eurogang instruments in multi-site, multi-method comparative research.

Malcolm Klein.  2009.  The Streets Gangs of Euroburg.  To order: contact: iUniverse, by phone at 800-288-4677 or on-line at www.iuniverse.com

Judith Aldridge, Juanjo Medina, Robert Ralphs.  2008. “Gang research in the UK: is it too dangerous?”  Social Science Teacher 38(1): 12-16.

Frank van Gemert, Dana Peterson, and Inger-Lise Lien.  2008.  Street Gangs, Migration and Ethnicity. Cullompton, Devon, UK: Willan Publishing. (see table of contents here).

Frank van Gemert.  2008. “MS13; Over transnationale gangs en sterke merken.” In D. Siegel,  F. Van Gemert & F. Bovenkerk (eds.) Culturele Criminologie. Den Haag, Boom juridisch uitgevers, pp. 129-138.

L. Pauwels. 2008. Geweld In Groepsverband Onder Antwerpse Jongeren: De Rol Van Schoolcontext En Leefstijl, Tijdschrift Voor Criminologie, 50 (1). 3-16. (In English: violent youth group involvement among Antwerp adolescents: the role of school context and lifestyle)

Terrance J. Taylor, Adrienne Freng, Finn-Aage Esbensen, and Dana Peterson.  2008.  “Youth Gang Membership & Serious Violent Victimization.”  Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  23:1441-1464.

Adrienne Freng and Finn-Aage Esbensen. 2007. “A Comparative Analysis of Race and Gang Affiliation: Is Race a Marginalizing Factor?” Justice Quarterly 24:600-628.

Frank van Gemert.  2007.  “Gangs: System or Madness?” In: R. Van Ginkel and A. Strating (eds.) Wildness and Sensation: An Anthropology of Sinister and Sensuous Realms. Amsterdam: Spinhuis Publishers, pp. 141-156.

Terrance J. Taylor, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Dana Peterson, and Adrienne Freng.  2007. “Putting Youth Violent Victimization into Context: Sex, Race/Ethnicity, and Community Differences among a Multi-Site Sample of Youths.” Violence and Victims 22:702-720.

Terrance J. Taylor, Dana Peterson, Finn-Aage Esbensen, and Adrienne Freng. 2007.  “Gang Membership as a Risk Factor for Adolescent Victimization.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 44:351-380.

Clare Sharp, Judith Aldridge, and Juanjo Medina-Ariz.  2006.  Delinquent youth groups and offending ehavior: Findings from the 2004 Offending, Crime, and Justice Survey.  London, UK: Home Office.

Malcolm W. Klein and Cheryl L. Maxson.  2006.  Street Gang Patterns and Policies.  New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Malcolm W. Klein, Frank M. Weerman & Terence P. Thornberry. 2006. Street gang violence in Europe. European Journal of Criminology, 3: 413-437

James F. Short, Jr. and Lorine Hughes.  2006. Studying Youth Gangs.  Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.

Scott H. Decker and Frank W. Weerman. 2005. European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

Finn-Aage Esbensen and Frank Weerman. 2005.  “Youth Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups in the United States and the Netherlands. A Cross-National Comparison.” European Journal of Criminology  2:5-37.

Uberto Gatti, Richard E. Tremblay, Frank Vitaro, and Pierre McDuff. 2005. “Youth gangs, delinquency, and drug use: A test of the selection, facilitation, and enhancement hypotheses.”  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Malcolm W. Klein, Hans-Jurgen Kerner, Cheryl L. Maxson, and Elmar Weitekamp. 2001. The Eurogang Paradox: Street Gangs and Youth Groups in the U.S. and Europe. Amsterdam: Kluwer Press.