Shell Shocked Video: Growing up in the Murder Capital
1.What are the characteristics of the communities in the video and how might these influence a child?
2.What are the attitudes expressed by the youth in the video? How does the community view violence and murder?
3.How would the school experience described in the video impact a youth’s education?
4.What is the impact of incarceration on the communities in the video?
5.What are some of the delinquency theories you see evidenced in the video?(pick one theory- explain it well and give example from the video.)
6.Think about the Spergel and Curry Model of Gang intervention (page 129-130 of your text). How does the video support or refute what Spergel and Curry claimed to be the most and least effective gang interventions? (talk about most and least common affective of intervention)