Chris Melde
Chris Melde
Professor of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
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What do we know about gangs and gang members and where do we go from here?
SH Decker, C Melde, DC Pyrooz
Justice Quarterly 30 (3), 369-402, 2013
Gang membership as a turning point in the life course
C Melde, FA Esbensen
Criminology 49 (2), 513-552, 2011
“I got your back”: An examination of the protective function of gang membership in adolescence
C Melde, TJ Taylor, FA Esbensen
Criminology 47 (2), 565-594, 2009
Gangs and violence: Disentangling the impact of gang membership on the level and nature of offending
C Melde, FA Esbensen
Journal of quantitative criminology 29 (2), 143-166, 2013
Active parental consent in school-based research: How much is enough and how do we get it?
FA Esbensen, C Melde, TJ Taylor, D Peterson
Evaluation Review 32 (4), 335-362, 2008
Gang membership and adherence to the “code of the street”
KN Matsuda, C Melde, TJ Taylor, A Freng, FA Esbensen
Justice Quarterly 30 (3), 440-468, 2013
Addressing program fidelity using onsite observations and program provider descriptions of program delivery
C Melde, FA Esbensen, K Tusinski
Evaluation Review 30 (6), 714-740, 2006
Homicide as infectious disease: Using public health methods to investigate the diffusion of homicide
AM Zeoli, JM Pizarro, SC Grady, C Melde
Justice quarterly 31 (3), 609-632, 2014
Lifestyle, rational choice, and adolescent fear: A test of a risk‐assessment framework
C Melde
Criminology 47 (3), 781-812, 2009
The relative impact of gang status transitions: Identifying the mechanisms of change in delinquency
C Melde, FA Esbensen
Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 51 (3), 349-376, 2014
‘May piece be with you’: A typological examination of the fear and victimization hypothesis of adolescent weapon carrying
C Melde, FA Esbensen, TJ Taylor
Justice Quarterly 26 (2), 348-376, 2009
The victim-offender overlap and fear of in-school victimization: A longitudinal examination of risk assessment models
C Melde, FA Esbensen
Crime & Delinquency 55 (4), 499-525, 2009
The effect of self-control on unit and item nonresponse in an adolescent sample
AM Watkins, C Melde
Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 44 (3), 267-294, 2007
The role of race and ethnicity in gang membership
FA Esbensen, BT Brick, C Melde, K Tusinski, TJ Taylor
Street gangs, migration and ethnicity, 117-139, 2008
Identifying correlates of stable gang membership
C Melde, C Diem, G Drake
Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 28 (4), 482-498, 2012
On the efficacy of targeted gang interventions: Can we identify those most at risk?
C Melde, S Gavazzi, E McGarrell, T Bynum
Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice 9 (4), 279-294, 2011
Bad medicine: The relationship between gang membership, depression, self-esteem, and suicidal behavior
AM Watkins, C Melde
Criminal justice and behavior 43 (8), 1107-1126, 2016
Fear, social interactions, and violence mitigation
C Melde, MT Berg, FA Esbensen
Justice Quarterly 33 (3), 481-509, 2016
Latino and Asian students’ perceptions of the quality of their educators: The role of generational status and language proficiency
AM Watkins, C Melde
Youth & Society 42 (1), 3-32, 2010
Attempting to reduce firearms violence through a Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative (CAGI): An evaluation of process and impact
EF McGarrell, N Corsaro, C Melde, NK Hipple, T Bynum, J Cobbina
Journal of criminal justice 41 (1), 33-43, 2013
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