Dissecting the Killing of Trayvon Martin: The Power Factor

  • Geraldine L. Palmer, Ph.D. National Louis University
Keywords: Personal power, Social power, Stereotyping, Labeling, Positions of power

Abstract

Power is long-noted for influencing human behavior. The following article proposes that the drive to achieve personal power may have been a determining factor in what caused the death of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida.
Published
2013-04-01
How to Cite
Palmer, Ph.D., G. (2013). Dissecting the Killing of Trayvon Martin: The Power Factor. Journal for Social Action in Counseling & Psychology, 5(1), 126-130. Retrieved from https://openjournals.bsu.edu/jsacp/article/view/213