Measuring Violence and the Problems of Researching Violence and Structural Violence

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Attached you will find the Class 2 Summary document, Measuring Violence Readings 1- 2. Make sure you read the Class Summary document first, it contains all the instructions you will need and details the postings that you are required to make in the Discussion Forum. In the Discussion Forum you should write at least one or two sentences in response to the questions by 1/7. Note there are two sections for Class 2 – see also Structural Violence
Measuring Violence and the Problems of Researching Violence
After reading about this topic in the Course Materials section, please answer the following questions by replying to this posting by 1/7. You should write at least one or two sentences on each question. Then come back to post a reply to at least two of your classmates’ responses.
1. What is meant by the ‘hidden figure’?
2. Where is the ‘ hidden figure’ of violence likely to be greatest. Give reasons?
3. What does Elliott Currie say about the problems of using: a) Crime statistics or, b) Victimization study data or, c). Self- report studies or, d) Making cross-cultural comparisons?
4. Why does Currie regard the homicide figures as the most accurate of the officially collected statistics?
Attached you will find the Class 2 (2) Summary document, Structural Violence Reading 1. Make sure you read the Class Summary document first, it contains all the instructions you will need and details the postings that you are required to make by 1/7 in the Discussion Forum. In the Discussion Forum you should write at least one or two sentences in response to the question.
This is the clip from Bowling for Columbine – see Class Summary http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gyd3tytdvQs
Structural Violence
After reading about this topic in the Course Materials section, please answer the following question by replying to this posting by 1/7. You should write at least one or two sentences. Then come back to post a reply to two of your classmates’ responses.
1. ‘Structural violence is the violence of injustice’. Discuss what this means?
You were asked to read the article by Yolanda Pierce ‘Why persecute the poor for being poor’ – how can what happened in relation to the child’s death be interpreted as an illustration of structural violence?

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