Classification of NC Gangs
Using a classification schema from one discovered in your current research (include example and citations), apply the classification of GANGS to the information gathered to explain and identify Raleigh/Durham or North Carolina local gang types, activities and norms. Some of the prevalent gangs are the Latin Kings, Bloods, Crips, MS-13, and Sureno-13 among others. (2-3 pages with appropriate citations, APA style with headers and double spaced.)
PURPOSE: To discover the issues and problems in creating classifications for gangs including a definition which delineates what constitutes a gang and differentiates it from other social and sports groups. What is the definition of a team?
* Use online resources such as the NATIONAL YOUTH GANG CENTER or local sources, research classification approaches for Gangs.
* Compare at least three approaches to classify gang data acquired. What types of gangs are in evidence using each approach? How do you know that? Does this classification provide any specific insights or information about gangs in the Community?
* What problems did you encounter in applying that classification to your data? How representative is that of other efforts?
* Include a brief statement on your process (1-3 paragraphs) and appropriate citations (APA Style).
Do not plagiarize, paper will be run through a plagiarism system.
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