Challenges from their peer group will make them not to feel frightened anymore in doing bad things especially in school, while they are involved themselves in gangsterism peer group is the main reason of the gangsterism happened among teenagers because usually teenagers tend to share their problems with their. Gangsterism is a significant factor to three aspects of socioeconomic life in the area namely: school dropout, loss of lives and property and the level of preference of the area for residential and business purposes however, of the three aspects of socioeconomic life examined, it emerged that gang influence on the extent of. What is gangsterism according to collins english dictionary in 2009, gangsterism is the culture of belonging to organized gangs of criminals so, the purpose of this study is to investigate the factors of gangsterism among teenagers there are various of reasons such as peer pressure, family characteristics, lack of. For one thing, merely dealing with gangs as a crime problem ignores the complex and multidimensional factors and causes that give rise to them in the first place, and creates the impression that simply arresting and incarcerating gangsters is the solution the saps task team in port elizabeth may have. Gangsterism is often characterized as anti-social behaviour gangs emerge from within communities themselves and this phenomenon has many root causes like socioeconomic conditions (unemployment, low-income employment, and poor living conditions) all leading to conditions of poverty and deprivation 'drugs are. A minor and consistent group of malaysian indians psychologically resorts to gangsterism based on a few factors which are 1 “struggle for survival” mentality being the minority and originating mainly from rural areas quite a number of the malaysian indians are rather deprived from proper education, economic nor social. In addition, children as young as 14 are being arrested on gang-related murder charges if the social and environmental factors that nurture gangsterism are left unaddressed, there will be small hope for the children and young adults gripped by gangs in the western cape by shaun swingler follow. An individual's age, physical structure, ability to fight, willingness to commit violence, and arrest record are often principal factors in determining where an individual stands in the gang hierarchy now money derived from criminal activity and ability to provide for the gang also impacts the individual's status within the gang.
This article examines the context of gangsterism in the selected provinces by means of a comparative analysis the purpose is smit, e (1985) the gang issue in port elizabeth: an investigation into the nature and causes of the coloured gang issue with a view to developing an interventionist programme. Adv gaum, argued that socio-economic factors such poverty, dysfunctional families and deprivation were responsible for the situation of gangsterism in schools he reckoned that children get involved with gangsters because that is where they think they will find protection and material satisfaction he also. Gangsterism: internal and external factors associated with school violence in selected western cape high schools mncedisi c maphalala1 and p l mabunda2 1department of curriculum and instructional studies, 2school of teacher education university of south africa, college of education po box 392, unisa,.
The study also indicated that students participate in gangsterism because of three main factors- family, living environment, and academic achievement the royal malaysian police force on the other hand has classified students who participate in gangsterism into three categories- triad gangs, thug's gangs and school. Hi that depends largely on the culture every nation on earth seems to have an organized crime class the root cause of gangs often is due to widespread corruption and a sense of unfairness and powerlessness if the police do not protect the peop. Residential area of a criminal depends on two factors, one factor is the contact that youth have with friends and peers in the neighbourhood and factor two deals with the opportunities for delinquency and crime that are found in the year in south africa studying the phenomenon of gangsterism asserts “there are.
Suicides – indians comprise the largest group of suicide victims sociological factors behind this rampant gangsterism 1 deprivation of educational opportunities 1) indians - not coping well in schools 2) indian students who do badly - ignored by teachers 3) poor indian students - labelled as problematic. Posed by external factors such as gangsterism and crime, the minister re-iterated the need for the creation of a safe schools programme he expressed concern about the ongoing victimisation of learners and educators by gangsters he noted the following: “just last week a gang of about 20 thugs invaded.
Members, but may also reveal some of the factors that lead to gang members' desistance — both of which may aid in the development of more effective programmes and interventions targeting gangsterism in the province the purpose of this study is to facilitate a dialogue between the wcg and ex-gang members of. Networking: no one group can successfully tackle the root causes of gangsterism and violence there is a need for those who desire to bring positive changes to network with other agencies irrespective of ethnicity - governmental agencies, private sector, educational sector, relevant ngos, religious and.
These preventive strategies need to begin with an understanding of the root causes of gangsterism such as the breakdown of family and community structures, lack of economic opportunity, ethnic inequity, limited role models and power-abusing authorities also read: 'i'm a gangster, i'll only die by the knife. Full-text paper (pdf): the main factors which influence secondary students in the gangsterism social activity. This paper examines some of the elements that lead youth to join gangs a questionnaire developed by the investigator was distributed to gang members and at-risk hmong youth in two northern states this questionnaire was developed in an attempt to assess some of the factors that have a high probability of leading youth.
In this latter project the girls and young women spoke about their home environment and the key factors that prompted their involvement in gangs the data on families generated enriches this research because (a) it is one of the few research projects that has managed to engage young female 'gangsters' and (b) it offers a. Gangsterism on the cape flats the historic roots of gang activity on the cape flats the roots of gang activity in the vast urban ghetto that is the cape flats are deeply rooted in socio-historical factors and highlight the contrasts of a socially and economically fragmented city this urban wasteland had been earmarked as. The aims of the study was to explore the perceptions and experiences of school stakeholders of school violence and the nature of violence that takes place in south african schools the findings suggest that gangsterism is of serious concern in south african schools and is one of the external factors that exacerbate violence. Breaking with township gangsterism: the struggle for place and voice| 47 african studies quarterly | volume 11, issue 4 | summer 2010 ufledu/asq/v11/v11i4a3pdf child's world what is clear from all resilience studies is the relationship between culture and resilience factors culture includes family and.
Researchers have examined the predictors of adolescent gang membership, finding significant factors in the neighborhood, family, school, peers, and individual domains however, little is known about whether risk and protective factors differ in predictive salience at different developmental periods. Studies of behavioural characteristics of usually studies of behavioural characteristics of, usually apprehended, gang members to identify the 'risk factors ' associated with gang involvement and to facilitate early associated with gang involvement and to facilitate early intervention longitudinal studies designed to establish. Gangsterism has been a part of the communities of the cape flats since the establishment of these townships under apartheid laws such as the group areas act (1950) and its twin partner, the population registration act (1950) gangsterism is a systemic phenomenon, rooted in multiple socio-economic.