Whilst I was studying sociology, I recall an interesting study I came across. Stuart Hall, Policing the Crisis. Hall noted in his research findings that many crimes such a “mugging” and knife crime was specifically being linked to ethnic minorities, particularly young African and Afro-Caribbean males. Hall, also understood that there was a huge moral panic […]Read more "Ethnic Minorities and Crime"
I’m not a big fan well not a fan at all of Bollywood movies or soaps. When I was young I used to enjoy sitting next to my dad cheering the hero and booing the villain to the very melodramatic Bollywood action films. However, now I just can’t stand them and ridiculous representations are to […]Read more "Bollywood’s Ridiculous Stance on Rape."
I’m not a big fan of Daily Mail as I believe its poor journalism, but this one story caught my eye- “Kidnapped and dragged to a forced wedding“. I was then horrified when I did further research and found that this is actually an ongoing trend in Kazakhstan. It’s a practice which involves the man […]Read more "The Bizarre Kazakhstan Kidnapping Bride Trend"