Dissecting the Killing of Trayvon Martin: The Power Factor

Authors

  • Geraldine L. Palmer, Ph.D. National Louis University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33043/JSACP.5.1.126-130

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.

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Published

2013-04-01

How to Cite

Palmer, Ph.D., G. L. (2013). Dissecting the Killing of Trayvon Martin: The Power Factor. Journal for Social Action in Counseling & Psychology, 5(1), 126–130. https://doi.org/10.33043/JSACP.5.1.126-130