Essays Tagged: "Street Gangs"

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

An opinion of Hilary Clinton.

equal as men. In education, she wants to create more after-school programs to helpkids stay off the street. These programs can shorten the number of kids who enter street gangs.Lastly, Clinton believe ...

(2 pages) 71 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gangs and the issues about gangs.

criminal acts". There are several different types of gangs. The most commonly found here today are street gangs. Street gangs have leaders, identifying signs such as clothing style, colors, hand symb ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A whole report on gang life and how it affects people

ws and not hear about some sort of violent act? Crime is a growing concern amongst most cities, and street gangs are behind a lot of the trouble. Street gangs have plagued the streets for centuries an ... hose who try to defy them.Gangs will forever be in the media and as long as crime still plagues the streets gangs will be recruiting young kids for there evil deeds. Family and friends need to stop ig ...

(5 pages) 81 3 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Book Report Rumble Fish, by S.E. Hinton

er is there to help him out. Rusty-James' lack of direction, causes him to long for the days of the street gangs and his blind drive to be like his brother eat away at his world until all come apart.S ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Araby

Joyce uses the imagery of visualization to enhance the reader's view, "It was the winter season and street lamps were weak which gave additional images of darkness. The setting in Araby took place in ... s. The atmosphere was dark, dismal and depressing. The character lived in a run down district where street gangs existed. The main character is initiated into new realities and truths of which he was ...

(3 pages) 103 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Jonestown Tragedy

efs. With such strong faith, one may make sacrifices for their principles. Examples of this include street gangs, mafias, and cults. This also includes religious sects. An example of an extreme religi ...

(6 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Crime and Deviance

in this essay were-"Menace II Society""News from a Personal War" documentary"The Secret History of Street Gangs" documentary"Good Fellas"and "City of God".There were also some references on the book ... on to the deviant, thus reaffirming their social harmony. In the documentary "The Secret History of Street Gangs", communities formed together to try to get rid of gang and gun violence. The gangs eve ...

(6 pages) 168 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

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) 580 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Grafitti The Art Of Vandalism

serves throughout the art world.Graffiti originated from political activists to make statements and street gangs to mark territory. It wasn't till the late 1960s that it's current identity started to ... s. This established the foundation of interborough competition.Graffiti art started moving from the streets to the subways and quickly became competitive. At this point writing consisted of mostly "ta ...

(10 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Baz Luhrmann's ROMEO AND JULIET

nd of Verona Beach, where Shakespeare's tragedy is set against a background of contemporary teenage street gangs and violence. The link between the society then and as we know it today is effectively ... this became Verona Beach.Luhrmann deliberately captures the ethnic mix and casual violence of these street gangs to illustrate the change society has undergone since Shakespeare's era. The sight of ro ...

(3 pages) 7 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Baz Luhrmann's ROMEO AND JULIET

nd of Verona Beach, where Shakespeare's tragedy is set against a background of contemporary teenage street gangs and violence. The link between the society then and as we know it today is effectively ... this became Verona Beach.Luhrmann deliberately captures the ethnic mix and casual violence of these street gangs to illustrate the change society has undergone since Shakespeare's era. The sight of ro ...

(3 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Rumble Fish

he could take his place. When finding out about this his friend tells him that if there were still street gangs that Rusty wouldn't be leader because he was too stupid. He, then, suddenly realizes th ...

(2 pages) 7 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Solving the Problems Caused by Methamphetamines

tory" production has increased rapidly. The uses or metamphetamines has become large in nightclubs, street gangs, high schools, and crime rings. Methamphetamines are most popular in Asia, Japan, Taiwa ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Attributes of Irish Mafia

r to overcome this prejudice. They were not able to find work, so some resorted to a life of crime. Street gangs such as the Charlestown Mob and the Winter Hill Gang were established in the Boston, MA ... involved in criminal activities, their current activities are rarely newsworthy and are limited to street gang activities, such as drug dealing and thefts. The most newsworthy activities are the lack ...

(8 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Street Gangs

their interpretations of right and wrong have separated them from a civil society and into a gang. Street gangs are like a growing epidemic; they spread to different parts of a city and infect other ... on region"An article in The Times gives a quick glimpse on how much occurs in what appears to be a street like no other in the "hood." A group of guys who when you look at them appear to come from a ...

(4 pages) 10 1 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Controlling Organized Crime

organized crime. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, a new crime force was born, the Russian mafia. Street gangs such as the Bloods, Crips and MS-13 and motor cycle gangs like Hell's Angels were at on ... become so out of hand is due to the punishment not being severe enough as offenders are back on the streets in no time at all. On the other hand by the time law enforcement officials take criminals of ...

(7 pages) 133 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Italian Mob

and 80, highlighting the existence of the godfathers, the dons and the bandits. There were too many street gangs during the time these movies were made. Among them were the immigrant communities of Ir ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparison of Macbeth to Mafia Boss "Lucky" Luciano

the 1920's Prohibition had taken the world of large scale crime by storm. Small organizations like street gangs began to populate America by selling illegal liquor, which in turn gave rise to larger ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth