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    the pack. The behavioural patterns of animal species can be viewed in the societal structures of human throughout time. Groups such as the bra boys, a surfing gang located in Maroubra, have implemented pack mentality. But is this a negative or positive? Does pack mentality help or disadvantage society? Is it a social construct which should be valorised? Psychologist Abraham Maslow formed the base of many modern sociological theories within the book “Motivation and Personality”. This book illustrates the common behavioural patterns of humans in response to natural impulses. His theory states, that among others, human motivations include; survival, safety, social, esteem, and fulfilment. These motivations cause many to seek a quick sense of fulfilment through the formation of a pack. This fulfilment is achieved through hazardous and irrational methods. Leading to short lived sense of accomplishment; along with the accompanying regret. Within the documentary, “Bra Boys, Blood is Thicker than Water” the animalist motivations presented within sociological theories is displayed. The group demonstrates the need of the packs survival and involvement in violence, high risk…

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    When one hears the term "gang" their thoughts do not generally turn to a group of boys hanging out, but rather a group of adults who have come together with the unified purpose to fight. Whether it be over territory, persons of interest or a disagreement of how a situation should be handled; socially speaking, one would most likely think of notorious groups such as the Bandito 's, MS13 or in this instance the Hells Angels. The first chapter of the Hells Angels is believed to have been started…

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    Hells Angels Gang Violence

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    Throughout the past years, gang violence in Canada has been a major issue. From the case of the Surrey Six to Hells Angels beating a local Kelowna man to death, gang violence is no foreign term here, especially in British Columbia. Though gang violence has reportedly gone down in the past years, it is still something individuals across Canada fear. As stated by Jennifer E. Butters, James Sheptycki, Serge Brochu, and Patricia G. Erickson in Guns and Seblethal Violence(2011), gangs are a direct…

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    When Australia became a federation on the first of January 1901 many of the laws and conventions that we have today were taken from the major global influences of the time: America and England. This is why like the United States, but unlike the United Kingdom, Australia has a written constitution that prescribes the rules and regulations that must be followed by the Australian people, government and legal system. One segment of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act (1901) is considered…

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    Why People Join Gangs

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    shot in an apartment and was eventually found dead behind the wheel of his car. All these, and many others, are believed to be gang related, all occurring just last month in Los Angeles alone. Over 2,000 people die each year from gang related homicides and over 4 times that are affiliated with gangs. Something clearly needs to be done. The harm from gangs in America affects all people who find themselves surrounded by the destructive lifestyle, more prevention programs need to be developed…

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    Turning away refugees goes against the 1951 United Nations refugee convention. “The journey refugees make is dangerous and controlled by criminal gangs, and we have a right to stop it,” says both Labour and coalition parties, who support tough refugee policies (source 6). Australia’s leading coalition government made refugee and asylum seeker policies strict when it took government in 2013, which first introduced the military in control of intercepting refugees on Australian waters, turning them…

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    In the Australian Model, author Tim Southommasane touches upon the idea of multiculturism in Australia. The reading starts out with Southommasane describing fond memories of his home town, Carbramatta, a suburb of Sydney which at one point served as the nation’s drug capitol. Southommasane relates a sense of pride of having grown up in a town that represents such a cultural melting pot. The Cabramatta freedom gate currently bears a number of incriptions, all in English, Chinese,…

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    Name: Chee Leong Cheang ID: GEC000007K Task 1 Examine the coastal exploration of Australia prior to 1778 1. New Zealand The Great Southern Land 2. Sea was dangerous the winds didn't always blow in the right direction for the sea travel and it was such a long way it was difficult to bring enough food and water. 3. Great southern land is a single released by the Australia rock band iceberg. Peaking at number five on the Australia singles chart. It was later featured…

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    In the transcript of the video, “Gangs and Guns Fuel Chicago’s Surge in Violence”, Chris Bury discusses the horror of violence during the summer, also called “the killing season.” Many promising young teenagers get caught in the crossfire which ends up with them wounded or worse. One of the teenagers named in the video was a seventeen- year- old boy named Vonzell Banks, who died during a family trip over the July 4th weekend. People are getting killed at any time. Around 11 PM the police are…

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    The Bandidos outlaw bikie gang, is one of the fastest-growing outlaw motorcycle gang in the 21st century. With over 90 chapters in Europe, 90 in the USA and 17 chapters down in the dusty plains of Australia. But who’s the man behind the scenes that forged this club together. The man convicted of murdering two drug dealers and serving a life sentence, Donald Eugene Chambers is the American founder of the Bandidos outlaw bikie gang. Donald Chambers, straight out of the Marine Corps in Vietnam…

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