4-8 - What issues do we ignore when focusing on youth?...

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SOCI 305 1 4/8/10 Adolescents’ Lives: Violence, Media, and Stratification SOCI 305 Assumptions/Common Beliefs: o Children imitate violent acts that they see o Graphic violence desensitizes people o Positive correlation between expanding violent media culture and violent kids o Predictors of violence for the troubled Media is visible Power, politics We focus solely on popular culture, and a lot of things get left out of the discussion
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Unformatted text preview: What issues do we ignore when focusing on youth? Violent media? o Economic stratification- lower classes who dont have access to media are more violent o Reduced violence rates o Focus only on children, but adults are the primary victimizers o Focus so much on media and popular culture, push other things off the radar...
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