Aggressive Behavior In America Research Paper by The Research Group

Aggressive Behavior In America
Analysis of causes of violent behavior in the U.S.
# 24756 | 4,275 words | 23 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Apr 09, 2003 in Psychology (Social) , Sociology (Media and Society) , Criminology (General)


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Analysis of causes of violent behavior in the U.S. Combination of poverty, right wing religious fervor, family structure, television, American past. Rise of teen violence.. Cites demographics as playing a major role in aggression (gulf between the haves and have-nots). Contends that laws have failed to prevent aggressive behavior.

From the Paper:

"DO DEMOGRAPHICS AFFECT AGGRESSION AND AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR?

INTRODUCTIO
It is easy to speculate that crowded urban conditions foment aggressive behavior. We constantly are reminded of that through the media in racially-motivated riots in Britain, as well as violence in schools, playgrounds, in housing projects and on the streets of decaying urban environments. However, as this overview will show, it is not necessarily the sociological gulf between the have’s and the have-nots, but the psychological distance among juveniles as well as adults which brings aggressive behavior to the fore.

Poverty, minority prejudice, harassment and bullying in school, “ghetto” housing, even the media’s portrayal of “The ..."

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