Violence Among Teenage Girls
An examination of the themes of gender, race, class, age and crime in Canada.
# 138420 | 2,500 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Communication (Mass Media) , Education (Social Issues) , Child, Youth Issues (Teen, Adult Issues) , Sociology (Media and Society) , Criminology (General)
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The paper starts with an examination of the Reena Virk case and shows how violence among teenage girls has been over-represented in the media. The paper then shows how as a result, girls are thought of as dangerous, however, numerous factors are responsible.
From the Paper:"On November 14, 1997, Reena Virk was severely beaten, brutalized and drowned in Victoria, BC. According to newspapers and other media she was murdered because she was overweight and just didn't fit in. Her murders were her peers and so called friends (Jiwani htt://www.vancouver.sfu.ca/Freda/articles/virk. htm). Reena Virk's case raised a number of questions about youth crime and bullying. It brought particular attention to cases of teen girls and violence. It has become more fuel for the "bad girl" argument. The bad girl argument essentially states that teenage girls have become..."
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