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CAUSES OF CRIME – PEER PRESSURE & LACK OF ROLE MODELS. AIM: To learn how peer pressure and poor role models could cause crime. PEER PRESSURE. TASK : Guess the number of buttons in the jar. Write you guess on the sheet and the n ames of the people in your group next to your answer.

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Causes of crime peer pressure lack of role models

CAUSES OF CRIME – PEER PRESSURE & LACK OF ROLE MODELS

AIM: To learn how peer pressure and poor role models could cause crime.


Causes of crime peer pressure lack of role models

PEER PRESSURE.

TASK:

Guess the number of buttons in the jar.

Write you guess on the sheet and the

names of the people in your group next to

your answer.


Causes of crime peer pressure lack of role models

PEER PRESSURE.

The influence that a group can have on its members to behave in the same way as everyone else in the group.


Causes of crime peer pressure lack of role models

PEER PRESSURE.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjFnoU0IJrE

Road Safety Campaign 1 min 25 secs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVOlwxvxhbY

Peer Pressure Experiment (USA example) 5 mins


Peer pressure

PEER PRESSURE.

TASK:

Answer the following questions in your jotter:

How does peer pressure affect young people in particular?

What sort of crime do you think that peer pressure could lead people to commit?


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PEER PRESSURE.

TASK:

Answer the following questions in your jotter:

How does peer pressure affect young people in particular?

What sort of crime do you think that peer pressure could lead people to commit?


Lack of good role models

LACK OF GOOD ROLE MODELS

ROLE MODELS

A person that

you admire and

whose

behaviour you

choose to

copy.


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LACK OF GOOD ROLE MODELS

  • TASK:

  • In your jotter make a list of people you consider to be good role models and people you consider to be bad role models.

  • Pick one of your good role models – give a reason why you have chosen them.

  • Pick one of your bad role models – give a reason why you have chosen them.


Lack of good role models gang culture

LACK OF GOOD ROLE MODELS – GANG CULTURE

  • In areas of high unemployment and poverty many young people belong to gangs.

  • These are often inner city areas of major cities with a high ethnic minority population e.g. Blacks.

  • However young people join gangs for a variety of reasons.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ooti-PC8dEk

    London Gangs UK (9mins)


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LACK OF GOOD ROLE MODELS – GANG CULTURE

TASK:

  • Read the handout ‘Why Do Teens Join Gangs?’ and think about the film clip which you have just watched.

  • Answer questions 1-2 in your jotter with as much detail as possible.


Peer pressure summary

PEER PRESSURE - SUMMARY

  • Human beings are influenced by those around them.

  • This particularly effects young people who are living in poverty.

  • They make lack positive role models and get involved in gangs.

  • Being part of a gang leads to pressure to commit crime e.g. carrying a knife.


Peer pressure summary1

PEER PRESSURE - SUMMARY

  • Human beings are influenced by those around them.

  • This particularly effects young people who are living in poverty.

  • They make lack positive role models and get involved in gangs.

  • Being part of a gang leads to pressure to commit crime e.g. carrying a knife.


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