Teens can make a quick buck for dealing drugs, stealing, selling stolen goods, and even trading weapons.[..] 3. For Protection - In socioeconomic challenged neighborhoods and areas with high crime rates, teens often join gangs in order to survive. Gang members "have each other 's back"...”. Teens joins gangs to feel in the need of someone to take care of them or to look up to.When growing up in lesser communities or being poor they Also to get fast money.
How does gang violence puts an impact on society? Gangs have turned the society into a war zone between different gangs. Educating people about gangs would have people thinking should they really join. People should know the history of gang violence and the types of gangs they should look out for so they could stay away. Gang violence is nothing someone should play around with because you can get killed or even in trouble with the law for just associating with them.
When people make choices that could drastically change their life, the decision they make is based on the influence of others. In the novel, The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton a gang called the Greasers is stereotyped for being the "mean types" that slack off at school. Then there are the Socials who are know as the rich kids with cool cars that happen to like "jumping" Greasers. As these two gangs are rivaling, they both go through some dramatic events that change their perspectives on life. In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang as it prevents him from being successful, leading him to becoming the father of the gang, and overall being someone to look up to.
A good plot is always essential and plot twists keep the readers guessing and “in to” the book. After the news broke that Tom Robinson was accused of rape, a mob of white men, among them Mr. Cunningham (Walter’s Father), set out to the county jail to create their own justice. Atticus was there to try and stop them. Lucky for him, Scout, Jem, and Dill followed him. When the mob threatened Atticus, Scout leaped blindly out of the bushes and confronted the mob.
Consumed in fast lane of life, he does not deny having left any sort of gang violence at the door when stepping into the spotlight. Just in his most recent studio album, “Barter 6” (mimicking Tha Carter series by Lil’ Wayne) Young Thug cleverly switches the letter “C” to “B” in reference to his affiliation with the bloods (who often times replace the letters C in words to B because of the Blood-Crib rivalry). Despite this direct tie to serious gang violence, Thugger is more widely known for his disregard towards gender boundaries, often seen using intimate language with his comrades, and sporting the regular skirt or palm-palms around the
Examine and discuss the impact of gangs on society using research evidence to support argument. Introduction When citizens hear about the word gangs, the first thing that comes to mind with most of us are negative thoughts about criminality. This is because of the activities that gang members engage in and the lifestyle that they portray. There is no one true meaning for the term gangs because it is based on the view and interest of the person defining it, the trends, and the changing social aspect of the gang. It is stated that many large communities are at great risk of significant gang activity.
The environmental stress is when parents condone delinquent behavior and neighborhoods are also unstable giving rise to gang recruitment and conflict. (Alder, Laufer, & Mueller, 2013, p. 144). However, evidence shows that gang behavior is more widespread than confined to the lower-class neighborhoods and is often supervised and controlled by adult organized crime where gang leader operate both legal and illegal businesses (Alder, Laufer, & Mueller, 2013, p. 144). Therefore, researchers use the subculture theory of violence to explain criminal behavior. This theory recognizes that fact that subcultures are an influence, but suggest these subcultures do not view antisocial behavior negatively and pass these values down to other
“Williams claimed that the gang originally referred to themselves as “Cribs,” but members simply mispronounced the name and it evolved into crips.” Crips was originally shortened for “Continuous Revolution in Progress. “The number of sets increased to 45 by 1978 and continued to expand at a rapidly rate, when the gang began to produce and distribute Phencyclidine (PCP).” Crips aggression expansion came from the unification of smaller rivals into the infamous bloods gang. “Bloods and crips rivalry have become so widely featured in rap music, movies, and even television.” Crips moving drugs from city to city eventually spread them to different states. Now they are one of the largest gangs in the country. (Although it is difficult to estimate the exact number of crips in the country, The United States department of justice claims there are upwards of 35,000 members divided between 800 sets in 48
Mr. Reyna has a girlfriend that he truly loves named Della Barrios, he’s the founder/leader of the 38th Street Gang. They wear such a different type of clothing known as the zoot suit. Always getting humiliated as he’s just being himself, an article written by Carmen Carrillo verbalizes , “Henry, the Chicano from the barrio, is part of the generation in the 1940’s who faced harassment and persecution related to their mode of dress, the zoot suit.” Growing up to be an adult, he precisely has a record with the cops. They all want to bring him down and bring themselves to justice. This man is such an independent individual where he needs absolutely no one to help him, or tell him what to do.
In today 's society, there is always stereotypes about juveniles not just the fact that they have committed a crime at any point of their life, indeed by the drug influence, background, or race. In an article called 'It seems that we can only be interesting if we are smoking, snorting or stabbing ', it stated, that “One stereotype of young people today is that they are all thieving, knife-carrying, troublemakers who waste most of their time dossing about”(Dominique Mitchell.) Judging them to expeditious to even realize if there was an explanation for all of this nonsense. Adults seem to exaggerate in any case as police officers can pull you off from the streets because of the way you dress. In any case, there have been news reports that indicate how people distinguish us and anticipate juveniles or non-juveniles presuming they are a threat to society.