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Hello there. This is a mid-term essay that involves 5 short answer questions for you to answer. you will choose from 10. whichever one you think you can get the best content out of please and thank you (Each short answer question should be about 125 words rougly. each long answer should be about 2 pages double spaced. I will be attaching all the documents which include the content you may use for you to create your answers. no outside sources, but common sense facts are okay. I really appreciate this and thank you. please read through the readings and looking at the lectures is the best way to make it easier. you will choose two out of the four long answer questions . there are youtube vides attached below of the lectures and concepts. as well as the video on how to do the final essay and what she expects https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDZ-m5KRakA&t=5s
a) You must reference course materials in your answers [proper format: (Smith 2004:14)]. Format: Typed, paragraph form, Times font 12pt. Double space your paragraphs. Answers should be identified with the corresponding number/letter as it is labelled on the Exam. Identify your paper by putting your: Name, Student number, “SOSC1375 Final Exam”, Date in one line in the Header. * submit your document to eClass/Turnitin in PDF format.
A. Short answers: (5 x 6pts = 30pts) With reference to the course material (including lectures and videos but especially course readings), briefly explain 5 (five) of the following terms/concepts and then discuss their relevance to the law and society topics taken up in the course. You should be able to discuss these terms and concepts in relation to key course concepts and readings that are relevant. Each answer is worth 6 marks. Two (2) marks will be awarded for the explanation, 2 marks for the discussion of relevance to law and society, and 2 marks for including key references (discuss why the reference uses the term). Answers should not be less than 1/2 page and should not exceed 3/4 page double-spaced.
Space as political
Myth of meritocracy
Treaty of Fort Laramie 1851
Norm of Exclusion
National Security Campaigns
Safe streets act
B. Long Answers: (30pts) With reference to the course material (including lectures and videos but especially course readings) answer 2 of the following 4 questions in no less than 2.5 pages double-spaced each (total for 2 answers- approx. 5 pages double spaced). In your answers you should apply key course concepts: (i.e.) law in the books vs. law in action, formal equality, substantive equity, normalization, construction of “difference”, regulation of “trouble”, resistance, or others you might identify. [2 questions x 15pts = 30pts]. What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and what is the mandate of the Act? 4pts). Give a brief summary of important political and legal developments in the history of disability rights in Canada pre-1970s vs. 1970s and beyond (6pts); Define the disability Models and discuss which model the provisions of ADA are based on. Does the ADA prevent/address discrimination (5 marks)?
Explain the meaning of “Us” vs. “Them” discourse [1pt]. Referencing Jiwani (2001), name and describe THREE ways that contemporary legal discourses on race and racism can be defined. For each, you must name and discuss the significance of at least ONE relevant example (i.e. legal cases) discussed by Jiwani (2001) [6 pts]. Using examples from Kinsman and any videos you watched in class, describe the construction of homosexuals as criminals. How was their difference “naturalized” [2pts]? Which security concerns (identify them) legitimized the state’s monitoring, regulation, and surveillance practices of homosexuals (provide examples of these practices) [6pts]?
Explain the approach of legal geography and the meaning of racialization of space (3pts). Describe in detail the three stages of eviction of Africville (6pts); Provide examples of the ways that Nelson’s research on Africville challenges (contradicts) “law in the books”? (4pts); How are national mythologies involved in the memorialization of Africville (2pts)
Which legislative reforms have been introduced into the general regulations of the Ontario Works Act and the new powers vested in ERO’s (4 marks)? Discuss the implications of these legislative reforms on the how we understand “public” and “private” space and the regulation of poverty (5 marks). What was the court decision in R. v. Dyment (1988) and what implications did the case have for the notion of “privacy” (what do we understand domains of privacy to refer to?) (3 marks); Discuss how the Safe Streets Act is a technique of surveillance (3 marks);