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    Zap Comix Case Study

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    Created in 1968 and running until 2016, Zap Comix was a ground-breaking and defying comic book that defied convention and societal law (Comic Code) it became a model for the Comix movement. A comic that has evolved with the ages taking a progressive and often regressive stance on ‘hot topics’ of the time. In Zap Comix Issue 1 Crumb describes himself as a ‘raving lunatic’ through the use of self-caricatures in this case; Flakey Foont and Mr. Natural. Showing from the get-go Crumb wasn’t one to mince his words or take a serious stance towards his credibility, reputation or personal image. Before divulging into Crumbs Zap Comix publication in detail, it is imperative to outline the state that US centric comics were subject to in the 1950s when…

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    arrogance” (22). From the beginning, Jack has full confidence in himself to rule the island, an important leadership skill that all quality authority figures must acquire. However, in Jack’s case, too much confidence can result in excessive conceitedness, where the authority figure ignores all other suggestions on improving their policies because of pride. “Jack shook his head,” to indicate that although the littluns have trouble sleeping, he still believes he should not change his actions to…

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    Persuasion is when a person presents examples, evidence, or arguments to an audience in order to move or motivate this audience to take a certain course of action (McLean 2010). To succeed in persuading a person there are common known principles of persuasion that can be used, which are: reciprocity, scarcity, authority, commitment and consistency, consensus, and linking. Whenever one tries to persuade other, these can be used in order to persuade more efficiently because these principles can…

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    The king was suppose to be essentially a god or at least an all powerful figure so killing a powerful and violent beast that could slay any one of his soldiers makes him seem all powerful. Assurbanipal through the slabs is the tallest of all the figures showed, to signify his power and authority over both his soldiers, his war horses, and the lions themselves, and even several times larger then the onlookers from the other registers. Since this is a hunt he is also always brandishing weapons…

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    belief, habits, and values for an uncertain future, they perceive change as a threat to their livelihood. Similarly, attempting to change an institutional culture within a police organization will be met with equal resistance. Officers do not resist change per se, but they resist loss; they do not want to give up their habits and what they value. However, if leaders can convey the change openly and show officers what the future will look like, officers will be more willing to follow…

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    the main character, Othello, believe that his wife is cheating on him with his general, Cassio. At first, Iago was carrying out this plan to give himself power. Conversely, after experiencing the rush associated with manipulating Othello, Iago continues for his own benefit. Iago possesses a mentality that he has to get whatever he wants no matter how many people he has to manipulate and hurt to get it, which is a telltale sign for psychopathy. In a study conducted by Philip Meyer that is…

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    As a human being, it is natural to strive for the blessing (but also a curse) called “Power”. Whether it is getting that new manager position at your job, or becoming Prime Minister of Canada, power can be dangerous. When somebody has a whole lot of power, they feel good at first. But later it can get to them, and then the sorrow will spread to their loved ones. Then ultimately, it will hurt the one that is in power. Power leads people to make poor decisions. At first, when somebody obtains…

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    Authority refers to a type of power which is seen as socially recognised, it also refers to the amount of power which someone or a group have over someone else. Legitimacy is a key concept in authority, it highlights the way in which authority is distinguished from general notions of power. Weber distinguished three different types of authority in the work that he done, the first type of authority was rational legal authority, this is dependant on laws of the state. The second type is…

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    can come in several different forms. Better looking people are seen to be more likeable, smart, and even trustworthy, and thus more persuasive. One study even found that criminal defendants were less likely to go to jail if they were seen as better looking. Authority Since childhood, people are taught to respect authority. Children look for guidance from authority figures like parents, teachers, coaches, etc. Cialdini references the Milgram experiment to illustrate the power of this…

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    Wayne Durrill Case

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    To start this article, Wayne K. Durrill, tells of how four freedmen by the names of Jim and Lewis Coppedge who are brothers, Ned Myers who is Coppedge’s step-father, and George Chambers kill James W. Redfearn. Redfearn is the owner of a general store called Whites Store in Anson County North Carolina. It is believed that the freedmen committed crime because the KKK was coming to the store. Testimony was used to convict Lewis and Ned of Murder. This same testimony was used to convict Jim as well,…

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