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  • The Wire By David Simon

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    In David Simon’s The Wire, a stunningly accurate portrait of oppressive institutions in Baltimore are explored from multiple perspectives, including the police force, government, and the street drug trade. The visuals created by Simon are meant to be a realistic portrayal of Baltimore, one that depicts the members of the drug trade as complicated people, not just evil caricatures, and where the wrongdoing of the police and government are shown. Moreover, the show has become one of the few applauded

  • Mr. Rogers ' Neighborhood

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    status through posturing and fighting.” (Harding 2010:29). An example of this pressure to follow this code of the street can be seen in the fourth season of The Wire. In one of the first episodes of the season, after walking out of Cutty’s gym, Namond Brice is met by a wild-eyed Sharrod, who tells Namond that he needs to “back off” his corner. Not wanting to appear weak, Namond shoves Sharrod, unaware that he was high and carrying a gun. In another episode later on in season four, after Michael explains

  • The Wire Scene Analysis: The Baltimore Police Department

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    The segment of The Wire I have chosen to analyze begins at 54:14 in episode 13, season 1 and runs through 103:34, comprising four different locations and eight scenes changes. Two main elements hold these scenes together as a coherent segment—camerawork/editing, particularly at the beginning of each scene, and thematic material. Thematically, each of these scenes exhibits a passing of torches. We see the changes of power that are developing in the police department and on the streets: Lt. Daniels

  • Edwin Hardin Sutherland's Theory Of Differential Association Theory

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    Edwin Hardin Sutherland, an American criminologist, developed the theory of differential association in 1947. He created this theory to attempt to explain why crime was determined by various factors such as age, race, broken homes, urban or rural areas, mental disorder, and social class (Sutherland 136). His findings led him to believe that these factors affect crime because they can increase or decrease the probability that persons will associate with others who present definitions favorable to

  • Foster Care Ethics

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    Hennessy Garcia Humans naturally form their own institutions such as a family, system of government, business, etc.… Institutions/groups are deceiving and get away with a lot. For instance, cigarette companies advertise a product that can cause cancer. However, it seems that no one blames the company for selling it. They will blame the individual for smoking it. It is easier to blame the individual for making terrible choices, but it is ignorant to solely believe that individual is at fault for