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Human Resource Management

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September 13, 2011 I. The Halloween Satist a. Fear of tampered candy ex. Apple with razor blades II. Responses to threat a. State legislation, hospitals volunteer to x-ray candy III. Methods a. Context analysis from 1959 – 1984 a total of 76 cases of tampered candy b. Of the 76, there were only 20 injuries and 2 deaths IV. FOAF- Friend of a friend a. Urban legends b. Folklorist Jan Brohvand discusses how urban legends constructs fear with the use of local details c. Stories are often changed or altered throughout time ex. Baby in microwave 1980’s baby in oven 1960’s d. Contamination of food and endangering of children are common urban legends September 15, 2011 I. Moral Panic – exaggerated and turbulent response to a social problem a. Portrayed as something new or unseen b. Stan Cohen – sociologist at the London School of Economics. Interested in studying the “folk devil” ex. A typical African American living in the south during the Jim Crow laws c. Mods- 1960’s Beatles fans who dressed fancy and had fairly decent jobs. Rockers- Rolling Stones fans who were more working class eventually transformed into punks d. Indicators for moral panic: 1. Concern 2. Consensus 3. Hostility 4. Disproportionality 5. Volatility- as things heat up, they soon dissipate II. Wilding incident a. NYC 1989 a woman was beaten and raped in central park. NY times claim that the indiscriminate attacks in central park are known as wilding- evolves into the definition of juvenile activity b. Media- does not express the news but rather infotainment- collection of stories that are written in a way to entertain or frighten the masses c. Wilding becomes a common political tool for candidates in the NYC Mayor election d. The term typically described black perpetrators raping a white victim e. Media constantly uses repetition to scare the masses so they become cheerleaders rather than critical thinkers. f. On October 2002, a man confessed that he was the only perpetrator who raped and beaten the jogging woman in 1989 September 22, 2011
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I. Manson murders a. The Manson killers entered the house of Roman Polanski. In where they killed Polanski’s wife Sharon Tate, Abigail Forgers, Jay Sebring b. The Killers attack the homes of the famous store owners the LaBianca’s and wrote the words in blood, “Helter Skelter” c. The killers names were Watson, Krenwinkle, Susan Atkins (Sadie), and Van Hocaten d. In 1972 Furman v. Georgia ruled that the death penalty was a violation of the 8 th amendment. The Manson killers were sent to life imprisonment along with Sirhan Sirhan. Gregg v. Georgia brought the death penalty back e. Manson family member Fromme attempted to assassinate President Ford f. Believed the song The White Album inspired a revolution (Mia Farrow)-Dear Prudence g. Wild Honey Pie – a song intended about sex (orgies’) Bungaloo Bill – Guns and violence. Happiness is a warm gun – drugs, class, sex h. Blackbird- The Manson’s were white supremacist and Charles claimed that
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