Fraternities Related Studies and Literature

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Related Studies and Literature Local Related Literature In joining a fraternity, one must undergo the initiation rites better known as hazing. Some dismiss hazing as a parochial issue, to be dealt with only by the universities and academies involved. But in his article “Hazing should concern us all”, Juan Alvin Tiamson submits that it should concern us all. He wrote that by now, hazing particularly the violent kind has invaded most of our institutions. It is now prevalent in schools even in police and military academies. Hazing, as we all know, systematically develops a culture of violence among the youth. Most importantly, the bonds developed by hazing become seeds of corruption. Hazing is hazing whether it results in death, mutilation…show more content…
“Brods” who have already secured positions in government or large private firms promise lucrative jobs to fresh graduates from the same fraternity or sorority. Joining fraternity or sorority, the UP study, “is one way to get a job after college.” Local Related Studies R.A.D Castellano, a mass communication student of University of the Philipines, examined the types of communication between members of different fraternities that are deemed offensive and thus more likely to cause inter-fraternity conflicts. The UP Diliman campus has been a potent breeding ground for fraternities since the University’s early years. Through years of existence, many fraternities have formed alliances and renewed rivalries between other fraternities. It is a well-known occurrence that some fraternities often get involved in inter-fraternity conflicts or “frat wars” within and outside the campus, sometimes inflicting injuries and even casualties to those involved. To determine the causes of such clashes, this thesis analyzed verbal and nonverbal triggers of inter-fraternity conflicts in UP Diliman from an inter-cultural perspective. The study used an explanatory, cross-sectional, and non-participant research design with a qualitative paradigm. Data had been collected from in-depth interviews, administered tests, and archival research of newspapers and published reports. The study found out that there are
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