Street Gang Violence in Europe

  title={Street Gang Violence in Europe},
  author={Malcolm W. Klein and Frank M. Weerman and Terence P. Thornberry},
  journal={European Journal of Criminology},
  pages={413 - 437}
Levels and descriptors of violence among European street gangs are summarized from studies reported primarily under the aegis of the Eurogang Program initiated in 1997 and continuing still. European gang violence is placed in the context of its American counterpart, of European non-gang youth violence, and of the definitional and structural components of the Eurogang Program. European gangs in over a dozen countries reveal a wide pattern of violent behaviour and levels of violence that are far… 

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