The Use Of Venkatesh's Theory In The Film 'Scarface'

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This article talks about the film, "Scarface" directed by Brian De Palma in 1983. It surrounds the life of Antonio Montana who is basically a drug lord, and how he earned respect, power, and money through selling illegal goods while being an immigrant in the USA. Since, the article used Venkatesh's corporation theory on the social organization on street gangs, the film "Scarface" was the ideal film to represent Vankastesh's theory.

Venkatesh's theory showed how the street gang began to involve in selling drugs, and using their economic expansion to become part of the community. Street gangs exist because of the lack of family structure, legitimate economies, and cultural awareness. With this brief summary of Venkatesh's theory, the writer

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