Microsociology of Death of Eric Garner: 27 Seconds of Choking by Jooyoung Lee

University of Toronto sociology professor Jooyoung Lee has written a very interesting blog post analyzing the video of the choking death of Eric Garner in Staten Island.

It is a miscrosociology of the event that is also informed by Lee’s practice of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

He blogs on Blogspot rather than WordPress platform so I cannot simply reblog his post, but here is the link:

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H/T to Jennifer Carlson

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