This week you read about Social Reaction Theory, AKA Labeling Theory and Social Conflict Theory. For this week’s class discussion, please consider this theory as you complete the discussion below.
- Pick one popular television program or historical criminal event involving youth violence.
- Review, research or observe the show or criminal media reports to determine if criminals or youth are portrayed as having negative physical characteristics, and police officers are portrayed as having positive physical characteristics.
- Each student is to report her/his findings as a clearly labeled main post.