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John C. Quicker, Ph.D

Title: Professor, Sociology

Department: Sociology

Office: SBS G 319
Phone Extension: x3509
Email Username: jquicker

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  • "Bootstrap or Noose: Drugs, Gangs, and Violence in South Los Angeles", in The Ecology of Crime and Drug Use in American Inner Cities: Social Structure and Neighborhood Dynamics, N.Y., Rutgers University Press, forthcoming.
  • "The Economics of Drugs", Encyclopedia of Crime, N.Y., Macmillan Publishing Co., forthcoming.
  • "A Dark Cloud in a Bright Sky: Violence in Thai Families", in Randal Collins and Alan Hoffman, eds., Domestic Violence: A Global View, N.Y., Greenwood Press, 2002.
  • "A Smile and Respect: A Perspective on Delinquency in Thailand", in Randal Collins and Alan Hoffman, eds., Teen Violence: A Global View, N.Y. Greenwood Press, 2001.
  • "The Chicana Gang: A Preliminary Description", in Meda Chesney-Lind and John Hagedorn, eds., Female Gangs in America, Chicago, Lakeview Press, 1999.
  • With Akil Batani-Khalfani, "From Boozies to Bloods: Early Gangs in South Los Angeles", Journal of Gang Research, Vol V, No 4, Summer 1998, pp 15-22.
  • Homegirls: Characterizing Chicana Gangs, International Universities Press, San Pedro, 1983.
  • Seven Decades of Gangs: What Has Been Learned, What Has Been Done, and What Should Be Done, Monograph prepared for The California Commission on Crime Control and Violence Prevention, June 1982.
  • With Janet Schmidt, "A Contribution to the Critique of Bourgeois Criminology: The Case of Criminal Sentencing", The Insurgent Sociologist, Vol. VII, No. III, Summer, 1977, pp. 62-68.
  • "The Effect of Goal Discrepancy on Delinquency", Social Problems, Vol. 22, 1, October 1974, pp. 76-86.
  • "A Consideration of the Relationship of 'Punitiveness' to Delinquency as Developed in Opportunity Theory", Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 64, No. 3, September 1973, pp. 333-338.
  • With Alfred Classen, "Implications of the Colorado Student Health Organization Project", Regional Medical Program Publication, 1968.
  • With Earl Schwartz, "Summary of Participant Responses to Employment Security Institute." University of Colorado Extension Division, Institute Document No. 16, 1966.

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