St. Olaf Institute for Freedom and Community

St. Olaf College
Mar 4

Questioning the ‘Broken Windows’ Theory

Victor Rios Wednesday, March 4, 2015 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. St. Olaf College, Buntrock Commons, Viking Theater
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Buntrock Commons, Viking Theater
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN 55057
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About the Speaker

Victor Rios
Victor RiosProfessor, Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara

Professor Rios’ book, Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys (NYU Press, 2011), analyzes how juvenile crime policies and criminalization affect the everyday lives of urban youth.  He has published on juvenile justice, masculinity, and race and crime in scholarly journals such as The Annals of the Academy of Political and Social Sciences, Latino Studies, and Critical Criminology.

Punished is Winner of, the Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award, American Sociological Association, Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities; Honorable Mention for Outstanding Book Award, American Sociological Association, Section on Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility; C. Wright Mills Book Award Finalist, Society for the Study of Social Problems; Distinguished Book Award, American Sociological Association, Section on Latina/o Sociology and Honorable Mention for the Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Book Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems. It has sold over 25,000 copies.