Essays about: "gangs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the word gangs.

  1. 1. From ‘Nordic Exceptionalism’ to ‘Swedish Expansionism’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : John Lowe; [2021]
    Keywords : narrative criminology; Nordic exceptionalism; punishment; prisons; policing; political narratives; gangs; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent growth of the Swedish prison population and police force suggests a stark reversal from the small, rehabilitation oriented criminal justice system described in the “Nordic penal exceptionalism thesis.” This paper is based on a narrative analysis of documents published by the Government Offices of Sweden in the collection titled “A Safer Sweden” from 2013 to 2021. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gang entry and exit - A study of previous gang members in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Alexandra Westerlund; [2021]
    Keywords : defector; experience; gang; narrative criminology; street culture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Serious violence that is connected to gangs has escalated drastically in Sweden in the past years. I argue that understanding the values and attractions of joining a criminal gang are crucial in order to prevent further recruitment. In order to successfully reintegrate previous gang members, increased knowledge of the exit-process is needed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Segregation & territorial stigma : A case study of Botkyrka Municipality, Stockholm

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Tobias Persson; [2021]
    Keywords : Segregation; Political discourse; Violence; Suburbs; Media; Botkyrka; Case study; Challenges; Stigmatising; Exemplifying; Criminal gangs; Car burnings; Shootings.;

    Abstract : Segregation is increasing in Sweden, and the political discourse about violence in Swedish suburbs has intensified dramatically throughout the last years. Segregated areas are often described as dangerous areas with a lot of insecurities. In this paper, I´m going to present a case study of Botkyrka municipality which is in south Stockholm. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Novel Approach to Youth Crime Prevention: Mindfulness Meditation Classes in South African Townships

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Katharina Kneip; [2020]
    Keywords : Juvenile delinquency; youth aggression; crime; youth crime prevention; cost-effective; crime prevention; crime rates; psychometric; survey questionnaire; psychological scales; aggression scale; self-efficacy scale; regression analysis; quantitative study; empowerment; youth agency; youth development; development; sustainable approach; self-development; Psychology; Social Psychology; abuse; trauma; risk factors; protective factors; townships; poor area; violent area; Khayelitsha; Guguletu; Mitchell s Plain; Ghetto; Africa; South Africa; Cape Town; Cape Flats; school; mindfulness meditation; mindfulness; meditation; Kabat-Zinn; future; resilience; subconsciousness; subconscious brain; emotional brain; decision making; aggression; disruptive behavior; self-efficacy; self-esteem; self-regulation; emotional regulation; subconsciousness; subconscious behavioral patterns; Neuroscience; Political Science; Development Studies; Peace and Conflict; Uppsala; Jugendgewalt; Jugendkriminalität; Jugendaggression; Aggressionsbewältigung; Gewalt; Verbrechensrate; Gewaltrate; Jugendgewaltprävention; Gewaltprävention; Survey-Studie; Umfrage; psychologische Skalen; Aggressionsskala; Selbstwirksamkeitsskala; Regressionsanalyse; Quantitative Studie; Handlungsfähigkeit; Jugend; nachhaltig; Entwicklungsarbeit; Entwicklung; Selbstentwicklung; Psychologie; Sozialpsychologie; Missbrauch; Trauma; Risikofaktor; Schutzfaktor; Townships; Armenviertel; Konfliktgebiet; Ghetto; Cape Town; Cape Flats; Khayelitsha; Südafrika; Afrika; Schule; Primarschule; weiterführende Schule; Achtsamkeit; Meditation; Mindfulness Meditation; Kabat-Zinn; Zukunft; Resilienz; Aggression; Selbstvertrauen; Selbstwirksamkeit; Selbstbewusstsein; Selstregulierung; Emotionsregulierung; unbewusste Verhaltensmuster; Unterbewusstsein; Neurowissenschaft; Politikwissenschaft; Entwicklungsstudien; Friedensforschung; Uppsala; Ungdomskriminalitet; brottslighet; förebyggande av brott; enkätundersökning; psykologiska skalor; aggressionsskala; egeneffektivitetsskala; regression; kvantitativ; ungdomsutveckling; utveckling; självutveckling; psykologi; socialpsykologi; övergrepp; trauma; riskfaktorer; skyddsfaktorer; townships; fattiga område; kriminellt område; Khayelitsha; Afrika; Sydafrika; Kapstaden; skola; mindfulness meditation; mindfulness; meditation; Kabat-Zinn; framtid; motståndskraft; aggression; störande beteende; självförmåga; självkänsla; självreglering; emotionell reglering; neurovetenskap; statsvetenskap; utvecklingsstudier; fred och konfliktstudier; Uppsala;

    Abstract : Children growing up in poor areas with high crime rates are shown to easily get involved in violent actions and criminal gangs. In South Africa, despite considerable efforts to reduce youth delinquency, youth crime rates are still disturbingly high – specifically, in the townships of the Cape Flats. READ MORE

  5. 5. The firearm-related violence in Sweden: The case of Malmö. A Systematic Literature Review from a non-Swedish perspective.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Guillaume Roseban; [2020]
    Keywords : Firearm violence; Malmö; Gangs; Near-repeat pattern; Sweden; Neighborhoods; Systematic Literature Review;

    Abstract : The increase of firearm-related violence has plagued Sweden, and specifically Malmö, for thirty years. This Systematic Literature Review gathered ten articles from different fields in order to discern the causes behind such an increase, the mechanisms of gun violence in a Swedish settings and the implications for Malmö on a criminological level. READ MORE