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Socy2031notesmarch20 - Day 20: Movements for change Brief...

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Day 20: Movements for change Brief discussion of “rejecting gina” What decisions were made that were consistent with the notion that what people do as juveniles should be shielded from the public view? Which decisions were inconsistent with this idea? Her name should have been concealed because she is underage. She was abused by her mother. Rehabilitation is one of the things for juvenile system. But murder is big and crucial. What do you think about this idea? Do you think Gina should get a second chance at Harvard? Why or why not? Do you think race, gender, and/or class are significant in this case? She was a girl so it helps to see her more as a victim. She was white and very pretty. Upper middle class. Gina kills mother, gets short sentence 8 months. Goes to live with aunt and uncle, does really good in school. Ends up getting in Harvard, Guy took all article clippings and put it in an envelope and sent it to Harvard. They resended the offer, a bunch of people talked good about her but she still didn’t get back into Harvard. When all the ivy leagues
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