Summary Of Bill Buford's Among The Thug

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The word “Thug” elicits many thoughts in today 's world. The news reports killings everyday in the city of Chicago; almost all due to some type of gang activity. In, “Among The Thugs,” by Bill Buford, we learn about the thugs in England, who on Saturday afternoons, go with their mostly white friends into welcoming cities and destroy everything in sight after watching a riveting football match. The downturn in the English economy was attributed to producing the young men who were coined “thugs”. By looking at what produced and encouraged these young men to riot, White Americans, parents and teachers can in turn use this information to help exalt and “un-demonize” young Black and Latino men in our own society and help them to see their worth,
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