Trans Gangs Notes Part 2.pdf - TUESDAY 4\/24 LECTURE Globalization has aggravated income inequalities across the world Gangs are using social media which

Trans Gangs Notes Part 2.pdf - TUESDAY 4/24 LECTURE...

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TUESDAY 4/24 LECTURE - Globalization has aggravated income inequalities across the world. - Gangs are using social media which bolster their reputation, intimidate police/government - Rival gangs taunt each other with videos on youtube. - Glorify and advertise the drug business on social media. - Sometimes, gangs will jump their own members as part of an initiation process to enter the gang. Videotaped on camera, shown as publicity for their gang. - WAR = White Aryan Resistance website. Racist website, attack immigrants - Globalization is a process, technology makes it go faster. - Internet and cell phone have had biggest impact on gang globalization and globalization of gang culture. - Poverty and violence play role in globalization. - They are primary reason why people move - When people move they bring their culture with them - Deportation may aid in the culture movement - GangGod.com, got everything you would want to know about gangs on the website, it has profile of every gang in America as well. - For example, shows you how to dress like a Blood, act like a Blood, talk like a Blood, their hand signs, etc. - There is no standard definition of transnational gang and this makes the issue harder to analyze. - Know the class definition of transnational gang for all four quizzes. (know the four things that make up the definition) - Since everyone has different definition of gangs, the number of gang members in the US is a little off, because of different interpretations in every state. - Graffiti is the newspaper for gangs. Shows gang presence in an area. - In addition to internet, gang culture is exported through written media. - Japanese magazines that showed how to wear bandanas like gangsters. Also how to wear other outfits just like latino gang members. - Australia is trying to kick out biker gangs found in Australia, but biker gangs claim they are not doing anything illegal, just group of guys that love motorcycles - Violence is expression of physical force against self or other, compelling action against one’s will on pain of being hurt - Violence can vary from physical altercation between 2 people to war and genocide - For every person who dies as result of violence, many more are injured and suffer from range of physical/sexual/mental health problems - Everyday 15 youths from 14-20 are killed by gun violence. For every 1 that dies, 5 more get injured.
- Jestor, uses sex in prison to dominate other prisoners, makes them his “wife”, they must act as the women, or else killed. - Skinheads, white supremacist, use internet very efficiently to influence alienated kids. They use music as recruitment as well. Hardcore and metal are most popular genres that are white supremacist propaganda. - Gangs are less than 2% of population. THURSDAY 4/28 LECTURE - Meme/Perceptions - Sometimes we see what we want to see, what we think we should see and what we don’t want to see - Perceptions are important - Meme: extreme behavior that becomes a part of mainstream society - Ex Back in the 70’s no one got tattos except bikers and military but now everyone has tattoos -

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