Susan Roberta Katz



Presumed Guilty: How Schools Criminalize Latino Youth

Susan Roberta Katz challenges the idea that schools are successfully providing violence- and gang-prevention programs. In contrast, the school experience itself, both structurally and through interactions with individual teachers, can demean youth at school and push them into a marginalized lifestyle.

criminalization; education, racism in; educational programs and courses [includes syllabi]; gangs; junior high schools; Latina-Latino students; San Francisco, California; teachers; youth and law

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 24, No. 4 (1997): 77-95