John M. Hagedorn

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General Information

Name: John M. Hagedorn

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Website: and


Illinois Connection

Hagedorn is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Illinois-Chicago Great Cities Insitute and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice.

Biographical and Professional Information

Hagedorn is a criminologist, professor and an author. Along with the books Hagedorn wrote below, he has also contributed to several articles and has edited the following books:

  • Female Gangs in America: Essays on Girls, Gangs, and Gender - co-editor with Meda Chesney-Lind
  • Gangs in the Global City: Alternatives to Traditional Criminology

Published Works

  • Forsaking Our Children: Bureaucracy and Reform in the Child Welfare System, Lake View Press, 1996
  • People and Folks: Gangs, Crime and the Underclass in a Rustbelt City , Lake View Press, 1998 - written with Perry Macon
  • A World of Gangs: Armed Young Men and Gangsta Culture, University of Minnesota Press, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Forsaking Our Children: Bureaucracy and Reform in the Child Welfare System

ISBN: 094170243X
Release Date: 1995-01-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

John M. Hagedorn on WorldCat

John M. Hagedorn on Amazon


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