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Dr. John Quicker


B.A. and Ph.D., University of Colorado


Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, Corrections, Gangs and Adolescent Subcultures.

Summer Program

Spirit of Thailand Cultural Pluralism Program

Research Interests

Gangs, juvenile delinquency, crime, South East Asia, global issues

Selected Publications

  • Homegirls: Characterizing the Chicana Gang. International Universities Press, 1983.

  • “The Chicana Gang: A Preliminary Description,” In Meda Chesney-Lind and John Hagedorn, eds., Female Gangs in America. Lake View Press, 1999.

  • “A Smile and Respect: A perspective on Delinquency in Thailand,” in Alan Hoffman and Randal Summers, eds., Teen Violence: A Global Perspective. Greenwood Press, 2001.

  • “A Dark Cloud in a Bright Sky: Violence in Thai Families,” in Alan Hoffman and Randal Summers, eds., Domestic Violence: A Global View. Greenwood Press, 2002.


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