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The girls in the gang

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B. Blackwell , Cambridge, Mass., USA
Gangs -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies., Female juvenile delinquents -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies., Female offenders -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case stu

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About the Edition

An intensive study of girl involved in urban gangs. Including a gang from East New York, Brooklyn, NY

StatementAnne Campbell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6439.U7 N435 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 295 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1849784M
ISBN 10155786120X
LC Control Number90001216

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