gang violence

The Gang Book 2006

Location

Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
book, The Gang Book 2006
Date: 
30 June 2006
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Abstract: 
"The Chicago Crime Commission’s Gang Book publication is an acclaimed compilation of current gang trends. The Gang Book is used as a tool to assist law enforcement, educators, and community justice partners in combating and understanding gangs. This comprehensive guide represents the culmination of the Commission’s collaboration with federal, state, and city law enforcement partners and gang investigators. The Gang Book is distributed to every law enforcement agency in the city and state, as well as to schools, and is designed to prosecute, address, and reduce gang violence. It includes detailed gang profiles and maps, an explanation of the role of social media in gang interactions, information regarding suburban gang activity, an outline of the intersection between gangs and trafficking of guns and drugs, and a compilation of resources for parents and communities." - <http://www.chicagocrimecommission.org/>
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Could not find information online about how many Gang Books had been published prior to this, the website only lists its current 2018 edition.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780978747107
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Item Donor: 
Jenny, Anarchist

Granta: The Magazine of New Writing, Issue 108

How Long Will I Cry?: Voices of Youth Violence

Location

Lincoln Park
Chicago, IL
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Harvey, Miles
Date: 
2013
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
Abstract: 
From back cover: "In 2011 and 2012, while more than 900 people were being murdered on the streets of Chicago, creative-writing students from DePaul University fanned out all over the city to interview people whose lives have been changed forever by the bloodshed. The result is this extraordinary and eye-opening book. Told by real people in their own words, the stories inside are at turns harrowing, heartbreaking and full of hope."
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Big Shoulders Books at DePaul aims to produce one book per year that intimately connects DePaul graduate writing students with the local community, and that disseminates writing by and about Chicagoans whose voices might not otherwise be shared. Big Shoulders Books hopes to contribute to discussions of Chicago's injustice and inequality as well as its resilience and creativity. (Adapted from inside the book.)
Format: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
9781628901559
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Website: 

In These Times: Political Upheaval

Catalog Number: 
Magazine In These Times
Date: 
February 17, 2006
Volume: 
30
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 
Includes articles on the political ads, Latin America's relationship with Washington DC, protests at a South American paper mill, 2008 Democratic primaries, hotel workers' unionizing, racism in the LA County Jail, and a wide selection of short editorials. Written from a largely "leftist" perspective.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Subscription card scotch-taped mid-magazine. Address label stuck to front cover.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0160-5992
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Item Donor: 
In These Times

Crossroad

Date: 
May-June 1995
Volume: 
6
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 
An Afri-centric publication addressing issues of race and class oppression in the U.S. and abroad.
Language: 
English
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