Punished [electronic resource] : policing the lives of Black and Latino boys / Victor M. Rios
- Rios, Victor M.
- New York : New York University Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xviii, 218 pages).
- New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law series
- Punished -- Dreams deferred : the patterns of punishment in Oakland -- The flatlands of Oakland -- The labeling hype : coming of age in the era of mass incarceration -- The youth control complex : the coupling of police, school, probation, and community centers -- Consequences -- "Dummy smart" : misrecognition, acting out, and "going dumb" -- Proving manhood : masculinity as a rehabilitative tool -- Guilty by association : acting white or acting lawful? -- Creating a youth support complex.
- Victor Rios grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California in the 1980s and 90s. A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, Rios managed to escape the bleak outcome of many of his friends and earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned to his hometown to study how inner city young Latino and African American boys develop their sense of self in the midst of crime and intense policing. Punished examines the difficult lives of these young men, who now face punitive policies in their schools, communities, and a world where they are constantly policed and stigmatized. Rios followed a group of forty deli.
- 9780814777114 (electronic bk.)
0814777112 (electronic bk.)
9780814769324 (electronic bk.)
0814769322 (electronic bk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment; 2015
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