SOCE 145 - 05.06.08

SOCE 145 - 05.06.08 - SOCE 145 - 05.06.08 Violence and Race...

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SOCE 145 - 05.06.08 Violence and Race Blee Wacquant De la Roche Anderson One of the reading is going to be online, Anderson Wacquant Provides a link between race and violence and racism Examine the transformation of AA experience since the 1960s Examine the emerge that he called the hyperghetto - The destruction of community in the black residential area that was once vibrant community is now replaced with poverty Today, the prison population is 70% non-white o What percentage of the population is white? 68-70% 1/3 of the AA between the ages 15-25 are behind bars or on probation The number of white being arrested then sent to jail has decreased Why would the pattern that remained stable suddenly diverse? The war on drugs had a big impact on the American understand of violence and drugs o “The racization of crime/violence” o The questions of crime were link to the questions of drug o 4 Strategies to stop the crime of drugs: 1. The US policy stops drugs from coming into US
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2009 for the course SOC 620264 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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SOCE 145 - 05.06.08 - SOCE 145 - 05.06.08 Violence and Race...

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