Into The Abyss:
A Personal Journey into the World of Street Gangs

by Mike Carlie, Ph.D.        
© 2002
Michael K. Carlie
Continually updated.

~ Table of Contents ~
Home | Foreword | Preface | Orientation

What I Learned | Conclusions
End Note |
| Appendix
Site Map / Contents
| New Research

Up-To-Date Gang-Related News


Gang-Related Citations as Compiled by from
WorldCat and the Criminal Justice Abstracts
From April, 2006, through December, 2007

My thanks to student researcher Clark McVey for
his considerable efforts in compiling this list of publications.

Click here if you are looking for a list of all gang-related publications from January, 2001, through June, 2003. Nicole Celeste created a list of all gang-related articles published from June of 2003 through March of 2006.

Ahmed, Maria, “Met chief clarifies views on tackling gang siblings,” Community
, 5/10/2007, Issue 1672, p10-10.

Alderden, Megan A., and Timothy A. Lavery,Predicting Homicide Clearances in Chicago,” Homicide Studies, May 2007, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p115-132.

Andreychak, Christopher J., “BOOK REVIEW:  Under & Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang,” Trends in Organized Crime, Spring 2006, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p96-98.

Bendixen, Mons, Inger M. Endresen, and Dan Olweus, “Joining and Leaving Gangs,” European Journal of Criminology, Jan 2006, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p85-114.

Bernburg, Jón Gunnar, Marvin D. Krohn, and Craig J. Rivera, “Official Labeling, Criminal Embeddedness, and Subsequent Delinquency: A Longitudinal Test of Labeling Theory,” Journal of Research in Crime & Delinquency, Feb 2006, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p67-88.

Bernstein, Lee, “What did Apalachin prove? Mafia skepticism in cold war politics and culture,” Trends in Organized Crime, Dec2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p3-15, 13p.

Brown, David, and Ian Douglas Wilson, “Ethnicized Violence in Indonesia: Where Criminals and Fanatics Meet,” Nationalism & Ethnic Politics, Fall2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p367-403.

Clark, Mark T., “Does Clausewitz Apply to Criminal-States and Gangs?” Global Crime, Aug-Nov 2006, Vol. 7 Issue 3/4, p 407-427.

Cohn, Edward, “The Gang Culture Continues to Grow,” Corrections Today, Apr 2006, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p 6-6.

Contreras, Randol, “The Truce: Lesson from an L.A. Gang War,” Contemporary Sociology, Sep 2007, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p 475-477.

Corten, André, “Peur et religion: de la violence d'Etat à la violence privatisée,” Social Compass, Jun 2006, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p 185-194.

Decker, Scott H., “The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation: Street Politics and the Transformation of a New York City Gang,” Theoretical Criminology, May 2006, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p 264-266.

De La Rosa, Mario, Douglas Rugh, and Christoper Rice, “An Analysis of Risk Domains Associated with Drug Transitions of Active Latino Gang Members,” Journal of Addictive Diseases, 2006, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p 81-90.

Dimitriadis, Greg, “The Situation Complex: Revisiting Frederic Thrasher's The Gang: A Study of 1,313 Gangs in Chicago,” Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies, Aug 2006, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p 335-353.

Eghigian, Mars, and Katherine Kirby, “GIRLS IN GANGS: On the Rise in America,” Corrections Today, Apr 2006, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p 48-50.

Esbensen, Finn-Aage, and Karin E. Tusinski, “Youth Gangs in the Print Media,” Journal of Criminal Justice & Popular Culture, Winter 2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p 21-38.

Garot, Robert, "Where You From!" Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Feb 2007, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p 50-84.

Gilbertson, D. Lee, “Gangs in Court,” Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 2007, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p 81-85.

Gilbertson, D. Lee, and Seth J. Malinksi, “Confronting Gangs: Crime and Community,” Criminal Justice Review (Sage Publications), Mar 2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p 86-87.

 Gillen, Sally, and Helen McCormack, “Life is cheap because they have nothing to lose,” Community Care, 2/22/2007, Issue 1661, p 7-7.

Griffin, Marie, “Prison Gang Policy and Recidivism:  Short-Term Management Benefits, Long-Term Consequences,” Criminology & Public Policy, May 2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p 223-230.

Gump, J. O., “We are fighting the world: a history of the Marashea gangs in South Africa, 1947-1999,” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, May 2006, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p 1653-1653.

Hagedorn, John, and Brigid Rauch,  “Housing, Gangs, and Homicide,” Urban Affairs Review, Mar 2007, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p 435-456.

Haviland, Amelia, and Daniel Nagin,  “Using group-based trajectory modeling in conjunction with propensity scores to improve balance,” Journal of Experimental Criminology, Apr 2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p 65-82.

Hughes, Lorine A., James F. Short Jr., “Youth Gangs and Unions: Civil and Criminal Remedies,” Trends in Organized Crime, Summer 2006, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p 43-59.

Jensen, Steffen, “Capetonian back streets: Territorializing young men,” Ethnography, Sep 2006, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p 275-301.

Katz, Michael B., “Why Aren't U.S. Cities Burning?” Dissent, Summer 2007, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p 23-29.

Kelly, Robert J., “Sopranoland: Looking Down on Society From Below in TV Soaps.,” Journal of Social Distress & the Homeless, Mar 2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p 49-65.

Klein, Malcolm W., Frank M. Weerman, and Terence P. Thornberry, “Street Gang Violence in Europe,”  European Journal of Criminology, Oct 2006, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p 413-437.

Lane, Jodi, “Exploring Fear of General and Gang Crimes Among Juveniles on Probation,” Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice, Jan 2006, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p 34-54.

Lopez, Edward M., Alison Wishard, Ronald Gallimore, and Wendy Rivera, “Latino High School Students' Perceptions of Gangs and Crews,” Journal of Adolescent Research, May 2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p 299-318.

Malec, Danny, “Transforming Latino Gang Violence in the United States,” Peace Review, Jan-Mar 2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p 81-89.

Mansour, Abdala, Nicolas Marceau, and Steve Mongrain, “Gangs and Crime Deterrence,” Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Oct 2006, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p 315-339.

Manwaring, Max G., “Gangs and Coups D' Streets in the New World Disorder: Protean Insurgents in Post-modern War,” Global Crime, Aug-Nov 2006, Vol. 7 Issue 3/4, p 505-543.

Marcell, Frank, “Security Threat Groups' Effect on Corrections During the Past Decade,” Corrections Today, Apr 2006, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p 56-59.

McGarrell, Edmund F., Steven Chermak, Jeremy M. Wilson, and Nicholas Corsaro, “Reducing Homicide through a “Lever‐Pulling” Strategy,” JQ: Justice Quarterly, Jun 2006, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p 214-231.

McGloin, Jean Marie, “The Continued Relevance of Gang Membership,” Criminology & Public Policy, May 2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p 231-240.

McGloin, Jean Marie, “Studying Youth Gangs,” Contemporary Sociology, Mar 2007, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p 171-172.

Orvis, Gregory P., and Jeffrey P. Rush, “Modern Gangsters and the Patriot Act 1,” Criminal Justice Studies, 2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p 111-120.

Packebusch, J. Elizabeth, “Gang Loitering Ordinances Post-Morales: Has Vagueness Been Remedied? Somerville, Massachusetts Says Yes,” New England Journal on Criminal & Civil Confinement, Winter 2006, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p 161-184.

Piley, William, “Interpreting Gang Tattoos,” Corrections Today, Apr 2006, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p 46-53.

Rapley, John, “The New Middle Ages,” Foreign Affairs, May/Jun 2006, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p 95-103.

Reiss, Joe, “Community Governance,” FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, May 2006, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p 8-11.

Rodgers, Dennis, “Living in the Shadow of Death: Gangs, Violence and Social Order in Urban Nicaragua, 1996-2002,” Journal of Latin American Studies, May 2006, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p 267-292.

Rodgers, Dennis, “The State as a Gang,” Critique of Anthropology, Sep 2006, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p 315-330.

Ruddell, Rick, Scott H. Decker, and Arlen Egley Jr., “Gang Interventions in Jails,” Criminal Justice Review (Sage Publications), Mar 2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p 33-46.

Singer, Merrill, “A Rainbow of Gangs: Street Cultures of the Mega-City,” American Anthropologist, Jun 2006, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p 443-444.

Siu-Ming Kwok, and Dora M. Y. Tam, “Methodological Challenges of Studying Asian Gangs in Canada,” Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work & Development, Dec 2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p 43-52.

Stretesky, Paul B., and Mark R. Pogrebin, “Gang-Related Gun Violence,” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Feb 2007, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p 85-114.

Strocka, Cordula, “Youth Gangs in Latin America,” SAIS Review of International Affairs, Summer/Fall 2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p 133-146.

Sullivan, John P., “Maras Morphing: Revisiting Third Generation Gangs,” Global Crime, Aug-Nov 2006, Vol. 7 Issue 3/4, p 487-504.

Symeonidou-Kastanidou, Elisabeth, “Towards a New Definition of Organised Crime in the European Union,” European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice, 2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p 83-103.

Tita, George, and Greg Ridgeway, “The Impact of Gang Formation on Local Patterns of Crime,” Journal of Research in Crime & Delinquency, May 2007, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p 208-237.

Wood, Jane, “Gang activity in English prisons: The prisoners’ perspective,” Psychology, Crime & Law, Dec 2006, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p 605-617

Van Dijk, Jan, “Mafia markers: assessing organized crime and its impact upon societies,” Trends in Organized Crime, Dec 2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p 39-56.

Varese, Federico, “How Mafias Migrate: The Case of the `Ndrangheta in Northern Italy,” Law & Society Review, Jun 2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p 411-444.

White, Rob, and Ron Mason, “Youth Gangs and Youth Violence: Charting the Key Dimensions,” Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Apr 2006, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p 54-70.


“2006 ANNUAL REPORT ON ORGANIZED CRIME IN CANADA,” Trends in Organized Crime, Fall 2006, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p 49-51.

“Bangui Disturbances,” Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social & Cultural Series, Jan 2006, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p 16502-16503

“CENTRAL AMERICA AND MEXICO GANG ASSESSMENT,” Trends in Organized Crime, Fall 2006, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p 42-45.

“IASOC UPDATE,” Trends in Organized Crime, Spring 2006, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p 104-106.

“Opposition's gang-leader bill unnecessary,” Law Society Journal: Official Journal of The Law Society of New South Wales, May 2006, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p 6-6.

“Return of the Warlords,” Chronicle of Higher Education, 6/23/2006, Vol. 52 Issue 42, p B4-B4.

“Senate Continues Work to Stop Gangs,” Federal Assistance Monitor, 7/6/2006, Vol. 6 Issue 13, p 8-8.

“THE UNITED KINGDOM THREAT ASSESSMENT OF SERIOUS ORGANISED CRIME,” Trends in Organized Crime, Fall 2006, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p 52-57.