The book “Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys” by Victor M. Rios points out how the society was biased and how it criminalized the young Black and Latino boys. Victor didn't just make this statement about the society, but he also managed to bring plenty of actual proofs based on his real life experience to show that he was right. The paper will include specific details of the book which highlights three different significant criminological theories such as the Social Structure Theory, Labelling Theory, and Rational Choice Theory. Victor M. Rios was an immigrant from Mexico who settled in Oakland, California. He grew up in poor neighborhoods where there was a lot of drug dealers as well as gang members. Being around them forced him
begging for his previous job, also when the transit cop disrespected him. Nevertheless, Oscar calmed down and selected the high road, and reason with the officers. While reading “Stealing a bag of potato chips and other crimes of resistance by Victor M. Rios”, this passage jump out at me when watching Fruitvale Station. “Many of the young men self-consciously “acted stupid” as a strategy to discredit the significance of a system which had excluded and punished them. These deviant politics garnered…
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Leadership has been described as the “process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task”. Definitions more inclusive of followers have also emerged. Alan Keith of Genentech states that, "Leadership is ultimately about creating a way for people to contribute to making something extraordinary happen." According to Ken "SKC" Ogbonnia, "effective leadership is the ability…
become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
A wise man never loses anything if he has himself.
Victory won't come to me unless I go to it.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for circumstances they
want, and if they cannot find them, make them.
The only limit…