EFFECTS OF DANCEHALL MUSIC ON THE YOUTH Dancehall music is a new style music that can be traced to Jamaica. It is popular music that has its roots in the political disruptions in the Republic of Jamaica in late 1970’s. The music became more famous between 1981 and 1991 (Cooper 37). The music is attributed as a phenomenon of ‘rude boys’ who settled in Jamaican ghettos due to high unemployment rates. The rate of unemployment in Jamaica stood at 35 percent in 1962. The delinquency behavior of the ‘rude boys’ and inability to get a meaningful job made them to turn into violent crimes as they were seen as disturbers of status quo (Gunnia 1340). The rude boys being not satisfied with reggae music they believed in confrontation and aggression to address social injustices. From living a life of morals and values that counter homogeny Jamaican society that was self-expression. Through the music entertainers are able to explore and also relate events and even issues affecting their lives. At early stages the message in dancehall music was more often light-hearted humorous and clean. However this has greatly changed with the end result those renowned artists such as Vybz Kartel Aidonia and Mavado promote violent and sexual violence against women. According to Cooper dancehall music is currently homicidal misogynist and homophobic which has reduced the youth skeletal remains (Cooper 7). Mostly probably as way of making things happen for them dancehall artists end up composing and performing dirty lyrics in the songs. The songs normally glorify the underworld where crime is a non-issue since women are treated as objects of sexual gratification. The music is now shaking up a generation of young people who believe that gangbanging violence and degradation of women is what a cool crowd can do. [...]
Module 5 Case Study - Merritt's Bakery Read the Merritt's Bakery Case Study on page 393 and Discussion Questions on page 394 in your textbook " McShane, Von Glinow, Organizational Behavior 7th Edition" and then write a report that answers each of the discussion questions at the end of the case study. It is not necessary for you to retype the questions in your report, but be sure to number your answers to correspond with the questions. This report should be a minimum of 3 full pages (approximately 750 words), excluding header, cover page and/or references, using Times New Roman, 12-point font and 1-inch margins. Keep in mind that, while there are no "absolutely correct" answers for these questions, this is not an opportunity for opinion alone. Grading will reflect your reasoning and critical thinking skills, your ability to integrate what you have assimilated from material presented in lecture, the textbook and other learning materials, the clarity of your response and its appearance. Please see the rubric attached. If you integrate information from published sources and/or build on the work of others in the preparation of this report, you must cite your sources according to MLA formatting.