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Guns and Gangs - inside black gun crime (1st edition hardback)

McLagan, Graeme

Verlag: Allison & Busby, 2005
ISBN 10: 0749083484 / ISBN 13: 9780749083489
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Titel: Guns and Gangs - inside black gun crime (1st...

Verlag: Allison & Busby

Erscheinungsdatum: 2005

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine

Auflage: First Edition.


Fine/Nr Fine 1st edition 2005 Allison and Busby hardback, unclipped DJ, striking cover and photo section, light vertical crease to DJ spine only. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780749083489. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 034046. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 034046

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Inhaltsangabe: In Guns and Gangs Graeme McLagan lifts the lid on a hugely unreported but important modern-day problem ? an expensive problem both in terms of money and young lives. After terrorism, the single greatest worry for law enforcement agencies is gun crime, and in particular the so-called ?black on black? shootings. The statistics are shocking. Black people are the victims of three-quarters of the capital`s gun murders and non-fatal shootings. The shooters in eighty per cent of cases are also black. Most black gun crime occurs in London, but Bristol, Manchester and the West Midlands are also affected; gun crime has become a national concern. Guns and Gangs traces how the trend first started in the late 1980s and early 1990s with the emergence of the so-called Yardies and crack cocaine, and the consequent turf wars. Since then the Police have launched numerous operations to tackle the problem, the big turning point for which came after the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence. Most of these operations have been kept secret over the years. Now, however, Scotland Yard is prepared to open up Operation Trident in an unprecedented way, allowing McLagan exclusive access to files and case histories, showing how black gun crime is being confronted in a joint effort by police and the black community. In 2004, there were the first welcome signs of black gun crime decreasing, but the easy availability of guns and community violence in other areas of society means that this problem is far from solved. This fascinating in-depth study, containing interviews with police officers, victims, their families, witnesses, lawyers and perpetrators, highlights this under-explored phenomena and offers valuable insights into the psychology behind this disturbing form of crime.

Rezension: 'Graeme McLagan provides, perhaps for the first time, real answers - Compelling, if disturbing, reading' Evening Standard 'Chilling' Simon Jenkins, Sunday Times

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