Dog Brain The Five Fs o Food o Fight o Flight o Freeze o Fuck For some of us

Dog brain the five fs o food o fight o flight o

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Dog Brain – The Five F’s o Food
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o Fight o Flight o Freeze o Fuck For some of us, training kicks in and we react calmly during times of stress – We react the way we have trained ° -Criminal Justice, ER Doctors/Nurses, Firemen Share a lot of the same characteristics – heroes That’s why these professionals act calm in times of stress in their respective professions Some gang members share these characteristics as well o Gang members are formidable opponents because they have unconventional training ° -Could video games be a form of training? Gang Life – Video game These video games allow the player to use violence First person games Japanese rape games First person torture games ° -Could games like these be a form of training for youth that have mental health issues, those who may have been victims of abuse/neglect, and are substance abusers? ° ° -Violence can be a strong cohesive factor Gang members can form strong bonds through experiencing violence and danger just as criminal justice professionals, combat veterans, ER docs/nurses, and fire safety professionals Violence has long term effects Ex: two policemen experience a life-threatening situation together – share a unique bond with each other psychologically ° -FOB Middle East °
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Week 7c – Street Gangs Sociology 04/13/2015 ° -Street Gangs Sociology
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The concept of respect used between 1900 and 1980 changed, it is now based on fear o Before, respect was earned by the amount of time you’ve been in the gang, how much work you’ve put in, etc. o “The more you fear me, the more you respect me” Gang initiation rites have also changed – more violent Even the definition of what is a gang cannot be agreed upon – no accepted definition ° -History and Culture By 1980s, “respect” has taken on a new meaning for gangs Respect is gained through violent criminal acts – use of a gun Individual gang members and the gang gains respect through these acts These acts create community fear and fuel gang rivalries (*) Two Types of Respect o Team respect o Individual respect ° -In the gang culture, no disrespect never goes unanswered (*) ° -When you answer a disrespect, it’s called a “payback” – usually done in an escalated manner ° ° -Gang violence is the result of a chance or random encounter ° -If a gang member gets assaulted, the gang usually responds in mass ° ° -(*) Turf is a very fluid concept today There is a standard marked off turf of course But turf can also be mobile ° -Disrespect is answered whether it is real or perceived (*)
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° ° -Gang violence is not planned – it is spontaneous ° -Violence Used to Join a Gang (***TEST QUESTION) 1. Jump in (West Coast), Beat in (East Coast) o To gain your respect, you hold your own 2. Crime in o Ex: stealing beer from a store 3. Walk in o If you are a brother/sibling/family member of a gang member 4. Form own gang (OG) 5. Sex in o Girls can get sex’d in o No reports of boys being sex’d in o
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Week 8d – Juvenile Street Gangs 04/13/2015 ° -The Avenues – Latino street gang
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