, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 237–242 | Cite as

Linking Race-Based Perceptions of Gangs to Criminals and Athletes

  • Alex R. Piquero
Symposium: What Is Antifa?


This articles uses the work of Pyrooz and Densley as a springboard for a larger discussion of race-based perceptions from gangs to criminals to athletes. It concludes by showcasing how perceptions do not always equate with reality and the consequences of doing so.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Program in Criminology and Criminal JusticeThe University of Texas at DallasRichardsonUSA

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