Event Title

Disparity in Western Comics: A Reflection of Values and Crime

Presenter Information

Racheal Morgan

Presentation Type

Poster & Oral Presentation

College

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Major

Anthropology

Location

Event Center B

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Kathy Nadeau

Start Date

2-27-2013 10:10 AM

End Date

2-27-2013 6:00 PM

Abstract

Sociocultural aspects influence media including comics. Differences come from views of what criminal behavior is culturally. Belgians have a “black and white” view: Americans see crime relative to motivations. Cultural perceptions of “crime” explain the ability to distinguish opinions on moral values and criminality.

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Feb 27th, 10:10 AM Feb 27th, 6:00 PM

Disparity in Western Comics: A Reflection of Values and Crime

Event Center B

Sociocultural aspects influence media including comics. Differences come from views of what criminal behavior is culturally. Belgians have a “black and white” view: Americans see crime relative to motivations. Cultural perceptions of “crime” explain the ability to distinguish opinions on moral values and criminality.