Violence in Social Life
Existing definitions of violence
Interpersonal Violence (Reiss & Roths definition) Behaviour by persons against persons that
intentionally threatens, attempts, or actually inflicts physical harm.
This definition primarily includes
Violence in Society
September 26th, 2016
Site reading is a bonus
Answer every aspect of the question
Midterm Review Violence in Society
Violence, Media & The crisis in Masculinity
o The climactic scene where Toto pulls back the curtain to reveal a nervous,
tragic man, pretending to be the great and powerful Oz, represents more than
just the classic momen
What is violence?
time when you witnessed violence and
do we come to know about violence?
is violence detestable?
is violence fascinating?
Types of V
Essay Instructions CRM 601
This assignment requires you to use intersectionality as your analytical framework to
critically analyze a topic related to violence in society. You must pick one topic or one case of
interest and ask yourself the
Masculinity and violence
Why men commit violence ?
Role of the media, men on men, men and women wtc
- Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy finds out the wizard is man men wear a mask to hide
- Men put on a front, toughness, violence, only show certain parts of your
Documentary available on YouTube (*will be tested on)
Two different strands survival and evolution
Non violent people more prn to violence
Believe they could measure/study violence
Believed people could not
CRM601 lec 7
Divides the world in 2 colonizer and the colonized
No western culture means no culture need to take our values and our cultures
Us vs, them
- orientalism form of racism, justify
- How the Islamic world is
What is domestic violence
Domestic violence using intersectionality
What is domestic violence ?
Verbal, emotional abuse (ex putting someone down),social economical,
Spousal abuse against women and men, but violence against women
CRM601 LEC 5
-structures of oppression
-site readings if you can
-telling, showcase knowledge, details, examples, answering every aspect of question, explain it
-full sentences, explain, describe,
Intersectionality emerged as a research method in the context of 1980s critical race
this approach allows analyses of how multiple inequalities and structures such as
capitalism, white supremacy and patriarchy (racism,
CHAPTER TWO: HISTORY
The common law has not been favourable to workers organizing to advance their conditions of
Efforts by workers to organize can be detected as early as the Middle Ages.
Petitions to Parliament;
Some examples of
Violence In Society
Types of Violence
Sexual violence: is any sexual act or attempt to obtain a sexual act by
violence or coercion, unwanted sexual comments or advances, acts to
traffic a person or acts directed against a person's sexuality
Violence in Society
September 19th, 2016
Changing one time
How is the media reinforcing hegemonic masculinity?
Means creating compliance without the consent with manipulation
What are the characteristics for masculinity?
Defining violence Week two
The overlapping nature of violence
Isolated acts of aggression?
Violence is not only happening in isolated ways
Research consistently shown that violence is connect by a web of actions, behaviours, ideas and
perceptions and j
September 14, 2015
Types of violence
o Violence against people under 18
o Legitimized violence
o When we think of gun violen
Step 1: topic
Step 2: research
Step 4: how do they reflect
Step 5: writing
Intersectionality as an analytic framework
Intro for the purpose of this essay I will use intersectionality to analyze/ or deconstruct how
race, class, gender interact or c
Owners: must make sure its safe work environment
Visitors: behave inappropriately
Corporate companies: doesnt provide environment that is exploitation and discrimination free.
To refuse unsafe work the whole staff must come together in order to outline th
Black lives matter: ongoing police brutality against minority race and people with disability.
Hold your fire documentary
Police brutality: up-brining of police officers where they were not taught man slaughter is wrong.
Ideologies of police: 2 opposite m
Gender based violence: its around power. Women are most victim of physical and sexual violence as well
as children. It can include harassment or stalking.
Domestic violence: families are usually involved. Violence between partners will affect other people
you have to understand the concept of past and present colonialism and be able to apply it Aboriginal
encounters with the police; the war on drugs and immigration policies incl. the Foreign workers program.
What colonialism is? HOW does it apply to aborig
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Aboriginal people: White people have excluded aboriginal people from participating in socio-economic
to make a profit. Aboriginal people have no access to resources, unaddressed violence against women
Sexual Harassment and Assault Against Women
Short Research Essay
Based on statistics women suffer more violence than men in the society. The violence
against women exists in many forms of sexual, mental and economic violence. One of the
biggest issue worl
CRM 601 Week 4
Cultural theories of violence
Often cited theory used to explain why certain groups in America are more prone to violence
Suggests there are certain segments of the population who hold norms and values where the use
CRM 601 Week 5
Terms and concepts:
Riots (least organized)
Vigilante groups (most organized)
The Mob mentality
LeBon: grandfather of collective behaviour theory
o Crowd develops mind of its own and individuals highly susceptible to will of
CRM 601 Week 3
Read the article
Summary of the article
Link the course content to the article
20 25 minutes long
Week after the midterm domestic violence is first
Important for 2 significant r
Midterm for CRM 601
All material up until today (up until men, masculinities & violence) all readings
First 4 lectures and readings (women and violence not included)
6 short answers
2 long answers
JAN 20- defining and measuring violence- mary j