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Gangs

Sarah Best

16th May 2018

The following article examines the governments and police’s response to its ‘war on gangs’.

The police have compiled a gang violence matrix (Metropolitan police) to help identify gang members. However the strategy has been criticised for ignoring the underlying causes of violent crime.

A useful article for the Crime and Deviance unit looking at a number of different aspects, including: discrimination, racism and official crime statistics. 

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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