The meaning of family and kinship among home girl- Keith Busmire

The meaning of family and kinship among home girl- Keith Busmire

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/8/10 “I’m Calling My Mom” The meaning of family and kinship among home girls 9/8/10 Introduction This study focuses on these main factors: -Female gang members relationships w/families -Relationships between the family and the gang-Relationships with their male and female counterparts http://www.history.com/shows/gangland/videos/gang 9/8/10 Female gang members relationships with their families Family stress and disorganized families encourage adolescents to join a gang Adolescents join gangs because they lack the support of a “family” at home Most of the female gangs members with their parents, and other family members, are varied and complex 9/8/10 Female gang members relationships with their families (Continued) There are three different parts to a home girls family: 1) Biological Mothers - Intimacy between mothers and daughters differ across ethnicities - Blacks : Have a distinctive openness and closeness - Whites : Increasingly less open then in their childhoods and their own ideas and needs clash 9/8/10 Female gang members relationships...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course SOCI 156 at San Jose State.

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