Presentation on theme: "Social Evil. Homework Research, analyse and evaluate the 2011 London riots. Alternatively Compare, contrast and evaluate the 1981 and 2011 London riots."— Presentation transcript:
Homework Research, analyse and evaluate the 2011 London riots. Alternatively Compare, contrast and evaluate the 1981 and 2011 London riots.
Psychosis INDIVIDUAL EVIL Psychopathy Nicola Edgington, paranoid schizophrenic, killed 2 and attempted to kill 2 more in 2013 Ian Brady and Mira Hindley tortured, raped and murdered 5 children in 1963-65
Psychosis INDIVIDUAL EVIL Psychopathy SOCIAL EVIL Dissent Delinquency ACTS OF EVIL
COLLECTIVE ILL WILL DissentDelinquency A group of people that feels that THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH SOCIETY Destructive Response Constructive Response Street gangs, organised crime, drug trafficking etc. Anti-social behaviour, violence and criminality. Protest and pressure groups, alternative cultures. Social activism, campaigns, marches, publicity stunts, anti- social incidents.
Delinquency or Dissent?
SOCIAL EVIL DISSENT DELINQUENCY THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH SOCIETY Has no positive message. Aims at vindication and personal gain. Has a positive message. Aims to improve society. A socially valuable form of protest The most widespread form of evil in society.
Latest victim: 18 Sept 2013 Kyle McDonald, aged 19 Teenage murders in London
Homework Choose your topic Please DO NOT write an informative piece. Please do write a CRITICAL ESSAY. The purpose of a critical essay is to ARGUE A POINT. You have to ARGUE that 2011 London riots were an outburst of delinquency, or a mass protest, or a mixture of both.
Essay Structure Intro: the basic facts about the riots Connection: “Below, I am going to argue that the riots were a form of protest in which violence was used to make a social point”. Point – Evidence – Evaluation. “The riot was a reaction to the banking crisis. For example… Clearly, the riot was driven by a social agenda and sought redress for the greed of the City. Conclusion: “The evidence above adds up to a convincing case that the riots vented the sense of injustice that was long simmering among the deprived sections of society.”