However, music can, and often does, affect emotions negatively as well as positively, such as some modern day music glorifies the detrimental messages of violence, promiscuity, and drug sell, which can be a huge influence and impact to our vulnerable youth.Although the nature of gangster rap still tends to promote violence to its youth, the songs are still air broadcasting on radio and television.Lyrics in a modem song can impact youth Songs has been important to humanity.Studies show that youth who listens to the violent lyrics are more likely to become violent themselves than youth who do not listen to the violent lyrics (Thao).In society, youth are considered the most vulnerable because they still do not have the ability to determine ...
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Lack of guidance and social injustices that plague at risk youth place pressures on at risk youth that become overwhelming and the overwhelming majority of at risk youth seem to be giving into these pressures causing them to commit crimes and join gangs so they can fit in and belong to something that fills the void of the lack social acceptance, provides a home for them no matter how corrupt it is and allows at risk youth to act in uncontrolled delinquent behaviors and this expands youth violence, crime and gang membership to different cities and states helping this epidemic of youth violence and gang membership grow.The intention of this proposed study on the youth violence, crime and gang membership is to examine explore various reason...
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Influence of Entertainment on the Youth .Does The Influence of Music Have an Effect Contemporary Youth?...der to solve this problem, people need to realize that their desire to see violence has an adverse impact on the youth of today.Ever since the shocking event in Littleton, which involved two avid Marylyn Manson fans, society has been questioning the effects of aggressive contemporary music on the youth.Seeing violence on a regular basis desensitizes children and creates a t... .
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The immoral sexual behaviour of the youth is due to the stimulating effect of sexual music and they tend to gravitate towards it believing that it is acceptable conduct.The more the youth listens to the music the more their actions are influenced and persuaded to be involved and even encourage violence.Therefore there is no reason to doubt the extensive effect of dancehall music on the minds of the youth.The impact of dancehall cannot be denied.Music plays an important role in the development of youths and the admiration of the sexual and violent behaviour which are portrayed by dancehall artiste damages our society and the youth are at risk of falling into that lifestyle.
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Website such as YouTube, a video-sharing website on which users can upload, share, and view videos, allows youth to come into contact with videos containing violent acts easily.Therefore, I conclude that the Internet is not the main cause of developing violence among youths.The Academy of Pediatrics says “More than one thousand scientific studies and reviews conclude that significant exposure to media violence increases the risk of aggressive behavior in certain children, desensitizes them to violence and makes them believe that the world is a ‘meaner and scarier’ place than it is.” (Aimee.T, 2003) If youths start to think that this kind of violence is acceptable, then these thoughts are often difficult to change in rest of their life.Ma...
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Television is the major source for the impact of media.“The Impact of Media Violence on Children and Adolescents: Opportunities for Clinical Interventions.” American Academy of Child Adolescents Psychiatry.In the matter of violent television programming and its impact on children: statement of Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate.Evaluates the various system supports that will be involved in preventing the selected risk factor, by providing thoroughly supported detail, and well-documented reasoning for conclusions Youth have been affected badly by the violence on media.1 Explore the impact of media and of social media present with today’s youth by providing thoroughly supported detail, and well-documented conclusions.
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Parents should also explain to the child that the violence they see on television is not real and what the consequences would be if it were real.TV can play a very important role in shaping a person attitude, and behavior but can all TV programs have a negative impact on behavior?According to psychological researches done on youths, violence on television can have a negative impact on the youth.Although most people look at television as an entertaining and educational way to spend time, some people think there is too much violence in television and that is influencing young members of society into becoming aggressive in nature and learn tolerate violence.“Essentially, television violence is one of the things that may lead to aggressive, ...
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Those using alternative theories for example the Metropolitan Police [2006 cited in Pitts 2007] recorded169 youth gangs in London and Hallsworth & Young’s  discovered state that gang membership in the UK is no more than 37% of the youthful population.Youth surveys have found that 2 to 7% of youth people aged between 10 & 19 years report being a member of a gang.A] Conduct your own research into youth gang culture.He stated on a broad theory to suit the aims of his research , showing that a gang criminal purpose, but uses violence – the threat – fear of violence to further a criminal purpose , but excluding football hooligans & terrorist [Stelfox 1998].The Centre for Social Justice  went on the state that media cov...
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The Star (2007) review that the Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Liow Tiong Lai, it is very important for the youth and youngsters to know how to say no to violence at the National Youth Week.Section D will be the impact of media violence on youths.A youth who grew up surrounded by violence may have the tendencies of getting themselves involved in crime and violence at a higher rate compared than those who were not exposed to the media (Huston and Wright, 1997).The research purpose is to analyze media violence on youths in contributing to a negative impact on society.In 2001, the Surgeon General’s conclude on youth violence that the media violence rises up youth’s physically and verbally aggressive behaviour in the short term rathe...
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The fact that we are often flooded with images of violence and countless examples of the inability of young adults to resolve conflicts without the use of violence supports the position that our culture among young adults is one centered around violence.Additional laboratory and field studies are needed for a better understanding of underlying psychological processes, which eventually should lead to more effective interventions such as helping the youth, or better yet, understand them.During a time when people in my generation should be focused on prom, graduation and what’s the coolest color that we can color our hair and not get suspended from school, its really disheartening that a topic such as media influences on youth violence has ...
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“The Impact of Media Violence on Children and Adolescents: Opportunities for Clinical Interventions”.This is the reason media is able to change and update the type of violence that is usually directed towards these youth, due to their vulnerability and wanting to, fit in or be cool among their peers.The widespread of media violence due to the graphic depictions of today’s video games is engulfing our youth.Advertising also has an impact on children’s product and brand preferences and affects their consumption behavior.Most of the violence observed with the youth is usually observed through the television, movies, and video game media.
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Throughout the movie, he uses violence as a way to control the city of Harlem, New York; ultimately relaying the message that violence ensures power.Beresin (1999) stated, “While the causes of violence are multi-factorial and include such variables as individual biological vulnerability; psychiatric disorder; substance abuse; and social conditions such as poverty, poor education, family psychopathology, and child mistreatment, the research literature is quite compelling in showing that among the most important variables is exposure of children to televised violence.” Reality shows such as the Bad Girls Club are influencing young people to use violence as means of handling problems with others.Lieberman (2001) stated, “Video games are rep...
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Others are more skeptical and argue that the media is not the sole cause of youth violence; they believe that there are many other factors that contribute to the violent behaviors of youth.This study observes not only the response of youth to various types of content but also observed the response of th... ... middle of paper ... ...Media violence: Exposure and Content.Many studies over the past seven years have sought to prove that television and the violence portrayed does have a direct influence on youth and how they will deal with situations in real life.(Unknown) Media violence: Exposure and Content.They see the condition more as a mixture of different situations that cause violence in youth, violence on television being just one of...
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Yet many still oppose any link between the two variables and therefore debate that the public is overemphasizing the effects that violent media may have on youth.Therefore this would state that violence is biologically interrelated to human activity and behaviour; that we don’t necessarily hold control, therefore erupting with acts of violence are natural and help us mature and learn (Trend 31-32).They simply have so much exposure to it that they become numb to what the TV depicts – gore and blood (Grossman and Degaetano 26).”Violent imagery as a form of amusement for children and youth- who haven’t yet to develop accuracy in interpreting and describing feelings spurred by violent imagery – is at very least a dangerous proposition” (Gros...
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However, we can all do our part in getting educated so that our youth have a fighting chance in helping themselves or someone else from becoming a victim of violence.How often have you felt hopeless, wishing there was something you could do about youth violence?Everywhere you look there is a crime involving youth under the age of 18 and we are losing someone each and every day to senseless violence.The environment that our youth live in also can have a great impact on their behavior.Youth violence is on every corner of every street in every country.
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This means that Hollywood movies often create greater impact of stereotypes that not often happened in the society.Although it is depends but it strong enough to bring the effect and place the effect in the category of known threats to public health especially the youth.Movies are type of mass media that can create greater impact towards youth where it creates negative side of influences such as violence and negative attitude or behavior.This cultivation can have an impact even on light viewers of television, because the impact on heavy viewers has an impact on our entire culture.As supported by the journal of Anderson, Berkowitz, Donnerstein, Huesmann, Johnson, Linz, Malamuth, Wartella (2003) which entitle THE INFLUENCE OF MEDIA VIOLENC...
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The television channels are busy in displaying violence, mysteries of murders, human capacity of committing crimes and some other things which definitely have negative impact on our present generation.Therefore, youth behavior is influenced by violence, global media prejudices and other negative values.He concluded, “There is need to promote the positive impact of media by guiding and advocating the thematic standards in media”.Our unit of analysis is “Group” for media impact being studied on young generation’s deportment.The author wrote the article by the name, “Youth and role of media in Pakistan” to analyze the negative and positive media effects casted on the youth of Larkana city.
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The major points in this analysis report are the ethical dilemmas with violence in youth sports, violence through the media and spectator violence.A fair solution to this ethical issue of violence in youth sports is to add additional rules to youth leagues.Some examples of how the media relays violence in sports could be by the constant replays of massive hits, slow motion showing every impact including the player’s distressed face, and even zooming in on the player that was injured.The issue in question is whether it is ethical to make additional rules for youth sports to help prevent youth sport violence.Ways to help maintain and prevent violence in youth sports are making sure the there are signed agreement for players, coaches, paren...
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Because the unpleasant physiological arousal (or negative emotional reactions) usually related with violence has an inhibitory influence on thinking about violence, condoning violence, or behaving violently, emotional desensitization (that is., the decrease of the unpleasant arousal) can result in a heightened probability of violent thoughts and behaviors (Huesmann et al., 2003).Children and youth spend more time consuming entertainment media than engaging in any other activity besides school and sleeping.Some claim that exposure to media violence causes children and youth to behave more aggressively and affects them as adults years later, while others argue that the scientific evidence simply does not show that watching violence either ...
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Although many parents say that mass media is not the reason behind their children 's’ aggression, research has proven differently, violence in the media has a detrimental effect on children’s behaviors, feelings, and attitudes.Violence in mass media has been a controversial issue in America for years.Therefore, when school shootings occur, the community should not be shocked because that is what the media is teaching America 's youth.Violence is all around and many parents just are not seeing the effect is has on their children until it is too late.By building a better youth today we will have a greater future for tomorrow.
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Television programs display 812 violent acts per hour; children’s programming, particularly cartoons, displays up to 20 violent acts hourly”( The Impact of Media Violence on Children and Adolescents: Opportunities for Clinical Interventions).TV has its good moments, but a majority of television and movies are mainly violence which can’t help with the youth these days.Violent games do not cause youth to be violent.The topic, video games are the leading cause of youth violence, is very important; many people believe and many people oppose this topic.Video games have been the blame of a lot of youth violence, yet there was violence before videogames.
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programs display 812 violent acts per hour; children’s programming, particularly cartoons, displays up to 20 violent acts hourly”( The Impact of Media Violence on Children and Adolescents: Opportunities for Clinical Interventions).Video games have been the blame of a lot of youth violence, yet there was violence before videogames.TV has its good moments, but a majority of television and movies are mainly violence which can’t help with the youth these days.Instead, youth that are predisposed to be violent seek out violent entertainment such as video games.” .So some may believe that violent games do not cause youth violence.
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A lot of people can see this especially the youth, for they are one of the target markets of media.This only proves that media has a big impact on the youth today.According to “Media Influence on Youth” by the time a girl turns eight years old, she becomes weight conscious.The youth can stop having empathy for those who have been hurt or in a fight and finally little by little everyone will stop to feel for others.Too much media is proven to have negative impact on study readiness and academic performance.
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The question however is, how much influence did youth culture have on these issues and what has been the impact of the changes brought about during this era.There were a number of orchestrated attacks by white youths, fascists and Teddy Boys on black youth and a black youth, Kelsom Cochran was attacked and killed in Notting Hill.People have more rights and freedom due to the major impact of the youth during this period of time.The image of violence was spreading across Britain, especially after the May bank holiday rebellion in 1964; this reinforced the image of violence.The youth no longer looked to the older generation but were influenced by marketing and the consumerisation of the youth.
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Violent behaviors usually start from family and peers, as well as teens observing it at there neighborhoods or communities.When children are disciplined with severe corporal punishment or verbal abuse, or when they are physically or sexually abused, or when they witness such behavior in their home, it is not surprising that they behave violently toward others.When they are under the influence they then can do things that are much worst such as bringing a gun or knife to school or even being in a gang which puts them and every other teen in danger.Gang violence has also become a big concern, teens are either forced to shoot, beat , or ...These behaviors are reinforced by what youth see on television, on the Internet, in video games, movie...
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In conclusions as the media impact on youth violence will continue to be an ongoing discussion in America, whether it`s lack of parent superior or the media has no consideration and has no respect for society.This behavior can be harmful to the youth involve in the violence or the victim.According to the recent study done by the CDC, “Understanding Youth Violence” (2012): “4,828 young people aged 10 to 24 were victims of homicide—an average of 13 each day—in 2010.1” “Over 707,000 young people aged 10 to 24 years had physical assault injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments in 2011—an average of 1,938 each day.1” “In a 2011 nationwide survey, about 33% of high school students reported being in a physical fight in the 12 months befor...
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Like there are many educational and inspirational films out there that gives us a lesson and we have a lot to learn from those films.Today’s teenagers the real youth are greatly influenced by such movies like by watching action or gangsters type of films they may lead themselves in committing crimes and killing people that is illegal and that may cause themselves into great trouble.The violence and bloodshed in these movies make them think more about violence and extremism.Movies are entertaining but some movies can have a negative impact on the audience esp.So it’s a bad impact on our culture and lifestyle.
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Youth violence encompasses a variety of behaviors from extreme acts like homicide to lesser forms like bullying.Mass media is has an enormous impact on our children’s values, beliefs, and behaviors.The main consistent risk factors of youth violence is seen through negative peer influences, unsociable personality traits, depression, and disruptive household internal affairs... .To reduce violence, we need to focus on real people’s lives, not on reducing violence in media.These hidden problems in society may contribute to violent behavior, rather than as the effects of violence in media.
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And there are those who feel frustration and anger who, after a media portrayal of violence, feel purged of such feelings.They show, in explicit detail, the crimes gang members commit – how drugs are sold, how to ” shoot up” (inject drugs intravenously), how to free base, how to rape someone, how to stab or shoot someone, how to settle disputes using violence.While staggering in number, more disturbing is the effect this steady diet of imaginary violence may have on America’s youth.Regardless of the approach taken, it is clear that there is a desire, and a need, for more accurate and comprehensive data on youth gang violence and firearms in the US.The problem is that it is the wrong list in terms of socializing our youth into acceptable,...
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The impact of violence on childrens' lives appears to be far more .substantial than the impact on adults lives(Family, Pg.For families that have violence existing on a continum all that is occuring is that they are teaching their children that violence is the proper of dealing with problems, and most likely these families are producing children who when they have a family of their own will resort to violence as away of dealing with their problems.There are many circumstances and factors why people resort to violence but, only by recognizing and addressing the multifactorial roots of violence in our society can we move closer to living in peace.It has a very negative impact on everyone involve in the violent situation especially children...
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