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Punished Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys

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ISBN-10: 0814776388

ISBN-13: 9780814776384

Edition: 2011

Authors: Victor M. Rios

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Victor Rios grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California in the 1908s and 90s. A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, Rios managed to escape the bleak outcome of many of his friends and earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned to his hometown to study how inner city young Latino and African American boys develop their sense of self in the midst of crime and intense policing. Punishedexamines the difficult lives of these young men, who now face punitive policies in their schools, communities, and a world where they are constantly policed and stigmatized.Rios followed a group of forty delinquent Black and Latino boys for three years. These boys found themselves in a vicious cycle, caught…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 6/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 237
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Victor M. Rios is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Dreams Deferred: The Patterns of Punishment in Oakland
The Flatlands of Oakland and the Youth Control Complex
The Labeling Hype: Coming of Age in the Era of Mass Incarceration
The Coupling of Criminal Justice and Community Institutions
�Dummy Smart�: Misrecognition, Acting Out, and �Going Dumb�
Proving Manhood: Masculinity as a Rehabilitative Tool
Guilty by Association: Acting White or Acting Lawful?
Conclusion: Toward a Youth Support Complex
Appendix: Beyond Jungle-Book Tropes
About the Author