Stanley Cup Riots: A Qualitative Approach


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Stanley Cup Riots: A Qualitative Approach
The 2011 Stanley Cup Riots served as evidence of a city and culture under tension. By observing the economic changes and solidarity in contrast with perceived opinions of citizenry, there can be an adequate examination of the root cause of the tension. The media influence over the exacerbation of this civil tension can be measured by examining the difference of coverage the area normally receives for positivity and to cover normal woes in comparison to the attention extreme behavior gains.
The 2011 Stanley Cup Riots in Vancouver, British Columbia were difficult for the world to observe, although this was not the first time that this exact event had occurred. Canada is often interpreted by...
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..... be able to share knowledge. The difficult part in the twenty first century is that there is too much information. Qualitative research is successful at developing theories and empiricism about subjective experiences and events because, unlike those who rely on media sources to deliver ‘information,’ qualitative research does not allow for an intermediary to filter news (Denzin, 2005).
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Marshall, Catherine & Rossman, Gretchen B. (1998). Designing Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Meiszner, Peter (June 15, 2011). "Chaos in downtown Vancouver after losing Stanley Cup". Global News.