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And to be fair there is an entire unrestrained range of graffiti writing taking place that is racist, sexist, and is known to go against the unwritten rules of the street, one of which is not hitting religious structures or any places of worship.

With that said, I would like to talk about what I have learned and where I find one particular area of focus very fascinating and worthy of time crai study. This is frustrating, though with any inquiry project it is also messy and extremely disorganized in the beginning stages.

Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself. This is one of the primary reasons I forge on with my research. To begin to understand the world of graffiti and its overall effects on those of us who live in cities, towns, rural areas or suburbia, it is necessary to look at its socio-cultural, political and historical influences. I will not lie and say that graffiti — and tagging, in particular areas of town, have not scared me or confused me — as well as sent a warning to my senses that I need to be hyper vigilante about my surroundings.

This kind of hypocrisy is similar at this point grqffiti the post-WWII argument that homosexuality was a crime committed by deviant men.

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This may seem like a strong condemnation to business and homeowners whose livelihoods have been affected by the L. I still castlfman of graffiti as sloppily spray-painted slogans that included racist, sexist, quasi-political, and pornographic words and images…graffiti to me was vandalism, no question about it, and its social value was negligible… viii To this: There is something to be said about my choice of keywords and genre.


I thought this was funny so I posted it. She addresses her own fears as well. In this he vraig the graffiti-writing urban gang member, the physicist, the policeman, and the Cyberpunk all using different Discourses that integrate, divide, and sort people and groups in society 4. She makes a lot of distinctions between gang graffiti, though, and hip-hop graffiti, which is why it remains interesting and controversial — very little is understood about this medium.

Craig Castleman talks about early writing gangs in the 70s [6] that were very different from fighting gangs Getting Up. Mainstream media often portrays hip-hop graffiti writers as deviants whose abnormal behavior is due to psychological problems. Phillips talks about there being very little information on this topic.

So the search continued. I found this book on criminology and control by David Garland that talked about post-WWII shaped public policy and opinion. I wish gaffiti question and explore modes of curriculum theorizing by genuinely valuing the insights and perspectives of youth of various races, classes, and genders. Her aim is to call attention to the issues as they are, with the prospect of lessening the paranoia that surrounds the graffiti-gang persona 4.

The laws were intended to control and cease what some consider blight, and in some cases what I find interesting that, as Phillips reiterates, graffiti is both familiar and unfamiliar My first thought when I saw these paintings, text, or tags acstleman that they were just gang-related.

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Many of the participants were unhappy, even angry about their experiences in school, yet they were highly motivated to achieve outside of it, within a street culture. Taken from this point of view: Subway Graffiti in New York. I am not a judge, jury, ethicist, or comrade.

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Graffiti and Gangs in L. There are plenty of reasons to think this is what I am saying though it is not accurate. The idea behind this concept is that, in a neighborhood for example, criag is more crime when the houses and buildings have broken windows.

I was fairly surprised that such a controversial subject had been so neglected — happy that I might be onto something, but sad that there was so little study on it. He is very clear to emphasize that in contemporary criminology the blame has now been shifted somewhat to the state — not psychological defect — for failing these youth.

I begin with a broad overview of my search. My research always seems to take me back to James Gee and Discourse. From there I followed the breadcrumbs to more contemporary rhetoric on graffiti by looking at news clips of graffiti clean up and abolition campaigns and their sponsors. Anyway, the picture I referred to earlier has begun to come into focus little by little, though there continue to be entire days spent veering off into minimally related areas that enhance the blur.

He shoots straight from the hip, so to speak, by addressing ideology and the way that we typically ask the wrong questions.