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Unformatted text preview: Boys are taught to solve problems through fighting When talking about the dominant group gender analysis is rarely done Gender is the single, most obvious characteristic when looking at violent crimes 95% of violence is committed by boys and men, not only against women but also toward each other and selves Boys are raised with the idea that violence and fighting is okay of boys right and brutality and violence is seen as manly o this is not genetically driven o media as well as family play a role o underlying messages in movies as well as the main idea can send a message boys in shootings are over conformists adhering to the idea that fighting and violence is the most masculine way to solve problems. These boys are not deviant a national meditation needs to occur to find out how did the ideas of masculinity become related to violence and how can in by changed....
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course WOMS 201 taught by Professor Laberge during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.
- Spring '08