Essays Tagged: "street gang"

A character analysis on Monya Elson from the non fiction book Red Mafiya, by Robert I. Friedman.

ussia. He grew up knowing that he would not cut it in life making an honest buck. He joined a local street gang, where they did nothing but start fights. "We used to go from neighborhood to neighborho ... trong and not afraid," Elson said. Later when Monya graduated to one of the higher steps in Russian street gangs and became a skilled pickpocket. Monya was ruthless in this his words on this are, "Don ...

(2 pages) 78 3 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

White Collar Crime vs. Street Crime.

s we hear of murders, robberies, and rapes via the media. These types of crimes are categorized as "street crimes." For many individuals, such crimes are the only "tragic" crimes, the type that are se ... is however, another verity of crime that affects its victims in a relative manner just the same as street crimes. These crimes are called "white collar" crime. Both crimes affect victims in a serious ...

(3 pages) 99 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Execution of Stanely "Tookie" Williams

On December 13 Stanley "Tookie" William, one of the founding members of theLA street gang called the "CRIPS" was executed for shooting a man in the face at point blank range. He ...

(1 pages) 17 0 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Street Gangs

Research Report on Trends:Street GangsFormation of Street GangsThe influence and impact of street gangs in urban areas has bee ... hundreds of thousands possibly millions of people that are associated to some sort of a significant street gang. Many psychologists believe that due to poverty and lack of education many teens join ga ... s, values and norms so they can easily join or conform to the gang.Purposes of GangsThe purposes of street gangs can vary, some gangs may just participate in rival gang warfare, while some gangs are h ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Insane Clown Posse

ne was named Joseph Bruce(Violent J) and the other was Joseph Utsler(Shaggy 2 Dope). They started a street gang called "Inmner City Posse." Inner city started to rap and they came out with an independ ... p and they came out with an independant record called "Dog Beats." The thing was that other Detriot street gangs, that had been around for much longer than Inner City was, didn't like the fact of the ...

(4 pages) 575 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Prison Gangs

Prison Gangs When the word gang is mentioned people usually think of the gangs that are on the streets in the neighborhoods. However, there are many gangs that are much more dangerous than any st ... n. There are many characteristics of the Neta group some are as follows: They establish ties to the street gangs, they see themselves unwilling to be governed by the United States, they live by the sl ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Charley Skedaddle

s with his older sister Noreen, who recently became engaged to be married.Charley was involved in a street gang called the Bowery Boys. Charley has had a rough life and has difficulty learning ...

(3 pages) 1848 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Irony of Dickens in Oliver Twi

In Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a boy named Oliver lives his strange life in Fagin's pickpocket street gang, and workhouses. Through his life he has people and groups of people who both help and d ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Al Capone         Al Capone is one of the most famous

ol for retaliating and hitting his teacher back after she had hit him. Capone then joined the James Street Gang, a tough gang of young teenagers, run by Johnny Torrio. Torrio himself would soon become ... by Johnny Torrio. Torrio himself would soon become a founding member of the Chicago Mob. The James Street gang was a part of the much larger (and less youthful) Five Points Gang where Capone later gr ...

(4 pages) 672 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Attributes of a Organized Crime Group

om other Los Angeles gangs. Many initial members of Mara Salvatrucha had connections with a violent street gang from El Salvador, called La Mara. Several others previously belonged to paramilitary gro ... ers, which extended Mara Salvatrucha into prison gangs. As a result, this gang began to grow in the streets of El Salvador as well as the United States (Know Gangs,n.d.).When Mara Salvatrucha was firs ...

(9 pages) 87 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Mexican Mafia

is "Huero" Flores is credited with starting the Mexican Mafia. Flores came from an East Los Angeles street gang in Hawaiian Gardens of the same name. Twenty Mexican Americans from East Los Angeles for ... member. The group now appears to have formal leadership structure both within the system and on the street. In 1961, the Mexican Mafia began building strength, worked its way to power at San Quentin a ...

(5 pages) 39 1 4.3 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gang Involvement

d in gang activity we need to first look at where gangs matriculated. We first need to look at some street gang history.In the 1800's, gangs evolved from groups of people of petty criminals to ruthles ... ney from her corn sales (Viegel). A few years later, according to Viegel, Coleman was hanged in the streets of New York. After the hanging of Coleman, other gangs moved into the inner city of New York ...

(15 pages) 70 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues