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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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Selected Presentations

  • "From Boozies to Bloods: Early Gangs in South Los Angeles", with Akil Batana-Khalfani, presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Diego, CA, November 1997.
  • "Clique Succession Among South Los Angeles Street Gangs: The Case of the Crips", with Akil S. Batani-Khalfani, presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Reno, Nevada, November, 1989.
  • "A Sociological Perspective On Gangs, Drugs, and Delinquency", presented at the Adolescent Substance Abuse Conference, Denver, Colorado, June, 1989.
  • "Los Angeles County vs. The Street Gangs: The Saga Continues", presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Chicago, Illinois, 1986.
  • "Political and Economic Factors in the Development of Criminological Theory", presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Antonio, Texas, 1983.
  • "The Los Angeles War on Youth Gangs: Will Justice Be Administered", presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Louisville, Kentucky, 1982.
  • "Partners in Crime: A Historical Perspective on Government and Big Business Complicity", presented at the annual meeting of the Western Society of Criminology, San Diego, California, 1981.
  • "Class Struggle and the Origins of Classical and Positivistic Theory in Criminology", presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, Calif., 1978.
  • "Toward a Political Economy of White Collar Crime", presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, San Francisco, California, 1978.
  • "Intellectuals and the Degradation of the Working Class", presented at the annual meeting of the West Coast Social Science Conference, Nevada City, California, 1977.
  • "Notes on the Necessity for a Conflict Methodology in Criminology", presented at the meeting on The State and Future of Conflict Methodology, Red Feather Institute for Advanced Studies in Sociology, Red Feather, Colorado, July 1976.
  • "Female Gangs as Working Class Sororities", presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, San Francisco, California, 1976.
  • "Chicana Gang Membership as a Function of Institutional Failure", presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Victoria, British Columbia, 1975.
  • "The Chicana Gang: A Preliminary Description", presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Jose, California, 1974.
  • "A Typological Account of Motorcycling", presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, 1972, Portland, Oregon.
  • "Doctors and Primitive Practioners: A Sociological Perspective", presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, 1971, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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