Violence

Psychology And Music Violence

The Effects of Violent Music Content on Teenagers Throughout history the human populous has been attracted to music. Whether it be part of a ritual, an emotional release, religious reasons, or just for listening pleasure music has been at the center of our society. We have used music to express ourselves, tell stories, and let […]

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Critically analyse the ways in which the figure of the dangerous youth is produced in the mediascape

Teen violence is a serious and rapidly growing problem. Youth crime is a major problem all over the world on society, especially in America and UK. Children growing up in what today’s media are viewing they are learning all the wrong things at all the wrong times. Crime can become a way of life to […]

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Kill Bill Analysis

I am going to be analysing the self-acclaimed fourth film by Quentin Tarantino, Kill Bill. I will consider the media language, plot and how Tarantino directs the film. The opening sequence of Kill Bill is very 1960’s. The picture is in black and white and showing a bride lying on the floor looking up towards […]

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From compromise to secession: How real was the need for violence

At the close of the nineteenth century Canada, the US and Mexico looked like very different countries than from the beginning of the century. British North America became Canada in 1867, with a new responsible government system in power. The United States were united once again and had increased its territory immensely. And Mexico finally […]

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What arguments were used to support or oppose censorship in video nasties

The widespread availability of the video cassette has made the task of censoring what we can and cannot see almost impossible. Whilst there are many people who believe this is not a problem there are also those who see censorship as both inevitable and desirable. Since 1983 both video cassette and video cassette recorders have […]

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Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Act – Terrorism Protection and Fundamental Freedoms

On the morning of September 11, 2001, the Western World stood still. The death of thousands on American soil caused a ripple effect so wide the international community continues to experience the social, economic and political ramifications close to four years later. The ‘911’ attacks, led by a militant Islamist group (Al Qaeda), were the […]

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Violent Crimes

Violent crimes as a phenomenon have been accompanying the history of humanity. They have been described in various written sources from Egyptian, Babylonian to Bible. Nobody has an answer to what causes violent crime, but a multitude of theories exist, ranging from criminological to biological. Violence and violent crimes permeate nearly every part of our […]

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Violence and Youth in America

In Fist stick knife gun, Geoffrey Canada (1995) traces his own encounters with urban violence as he was growing up in a poor, predominantly African-American neighborhood in the Bronx during the 1960s. Canada (1995) paints a vivid picture of a community of children and teenagers whose conduct was governed by codes of violence. He traces […]

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Why is there so much violence in the world today

Ever since the beginning of television there has been some sort of violent exploitation. A good example of violence in the early days would be old westerns. As time went on and television progressed more violent programs came about. Now the media is a good source of seeing violence. These days children like to see […]

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Constructions Of Alternatives: Partition And

Given these two situations, it was next to impossible to get respondents to talk about partition when so much direct violence was afoot in their immediate present. This meant that conducting interviews and videotaping these was impossible and therefore the process of transcription and translation was automatically delayed. The interviews in the Punjab were finally […]

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Violent and Non-Violent Ways

Violent and non-violent ways have been used to tackle racism many time is the past. For example the Black Panthers believed that the only way to fight back with the Ku Klux Klan was to use violent methods. The Black Panthers, founded in 1960’s America, were armed, disciplined and ready to take on the police. […]

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The Effects of Media Violence and the Debate of How to Solve the Problem

Violent and aggressive behavior show up everywhere from popular video games, movies, to television shows, all of which young children have access to watch. People are also able to interact with these violent types of media as video games take center stage. Video game players are able to mutilate, kill and destroy items, ranging from […]

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Sociological Aspect of Violence

The term institutional violence comprises of two interacting components before it can actually occur, particularly the social institutions and the agents. Within the perspectives of these social agents, the individuals’ actions within the scope of an institution are supposed to be mandated by the roles and their responsible behavior within the given society. On the […]

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Social Violence in Latin America

Latin America is regarded as a region with abject social and income inequalities and a vast number of people living below the poverty line. The diversity of races and cultures prevalent here and the social inequalities have also classified as one of the most racially divided regions of the world. In addition to being impoverished […]

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Violence against Women and Social Stratification

Domestic violence is a problem that besets societies all over the world. Women, regardless of culture or race, are the most common victims of violence. In the United States, the National Clearinghouse on Domestic Violence has noted that the men in the country batter three to four million women each year. (Richmond) Moreover, men, specifically, […]

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Childs Aggressive and Violent Movies: Is There a Connectio

We live in a society that dignifies and makes violence seem like an acceptable part of life. However, studies and research suggest that not just parents are to blame for this epidemic. This paper will attempt to justify and defend the belief that a child’s viewing of violence in movies leads to an increase in […]

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Prevalence of Sex and Violence in the Media

Of the twentieth century innovations, the media has had an immense influence in the day top day lives of people the world over. This has been attributed to increased access by the populace to media sources such as cable TV, internet, radio, movies as well as the print media. Though underestimated, sex and violence have […]

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School Resource Officer and How They Help Curb the Violence in Schools

Violence in schools had become rampant and a cause for concern some years back. The many violent incidents which were being reported in most schools dramatically increased especially after shootings which took place in schools. To respond to this problem, some programs of school Resource officers were initiated around 1960. However, the role of SROs […]

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Resource Theory and Family Violence

Different theories have been put forward in order to better understand the phenomenon of family violence. Resource theory seeks to explain family violence through the different resources at the disposal of the perpetrator of family violence. These resources may include financial, social, and even physical force. The more resources a person may have, the stronger […]

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Report on Social Violence

Violence is referred to as the overt and intentional, physical aggressive behavior of an individual or group of individuals against another individual or group. In order to gain control over the situation, it is necessary to meet one’s need by using force in order to kill, injure or abuse the others. Two or more individuals […]

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Media Violence Promotes Violent Behavior

Media violence has always been a big topic in America. The debate has never been decided upon. There are multiple studies that say that it does promote violence while others say that it is completely unrelated. Media violence is a form of entertainment that parents believe can effect their children negatively. Even though it is […]

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The Effects of Teenage Violence on the African American Community

With the increasing amount of stress placed on the African American community, teenage violence has become an issue that needs to be dealt with immediately. Before anything can be done about it however; one must begin with what causes it. Although we can point the finger to a number of things, life at home and […]

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