Hoddies by Fawbert and Evalution of Moral Panics

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1. Who says moral panics are outdated and why?

  • Fawbert - Differentiated nature of modern media, media savvy nature of people today, happen too often to have big impact
  • McRobbie and Thornton - Differentiated nature of modern media, media savvy nature of people today, happen too often to have big impact
  • Young - Differentiated nature of modern media, media savvy nature of people today, happen too often to have big impact
  • The future - There SOOOOOOO last century!
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2. Who criticses moral panics and why?

  • Young - Implies crime is in large part constructed by the media, ignoring victims
  • Immoral relaxes because they have a love/hate relationship
  • Old - Implies crime is in no part constructed by the media, accepting victims
  • Middle Aged - Implies crime is in large part constructed by the media, ignoring victims

3. Who said Folk Devils are outdated and why?

  • Fawbert - More complex society, folk devils are contested, people don't create them for fear of rebound
  • McRobbie and Thornton - More complex society, folk devils are contested, people don't create them for fear of rebound
  • Young - More complex society, folk devils are contested, people don't create them for fear of rebound
  • Rock Devils cuz folk music sucks! ;P

4. What did Fawbert note about Hoddies in newspapers in 2004?

  • The term Hoodie was only used once in one article in the local papers
  • He saw a lovely Boo one he wants to buy ;) serious offers only!
  • The term Hoodie was only used once in one article in the national papers
  • The term Hoodie was only used twice in two article in the national papers

5. What happended to sales of hoodies following the media attention?

  • Sales aren't affected cuz dem youths STEAL em! OH NO DEAR GOD!
  • Sales soared as young people realise wearing them upsets authority
  • Sales stay the same as all people realise they dont give a ****
  • Sales plumit as old people realise they upset people in authority

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