Below you'll find the reasons provided by your peers, and our EDSS 443B text by Weinstein:

Pre-Service Teachers

Brotherhood, Friendship & Family

Survival (Protection/Safety)

Authority & Agency (Marginalized)

Drugs & Money (Poverty)

Peer Pressure (Honor/Culture/Machismo)

Pop Culture Portrayal (glamorous lifestyle)

Hopelessness/Anger/Sadness/Sorrow

Weinstein

Satisfy unmet needs

Belonging

Power & Control

Protection & Support