In my opinion, the politics of fear discussed in the Macho Politics video is slightly naïve. From the words expressed by Dr. Liz Elliot, I gathered that she believes deviant behavior is most effectively solved through strong societal relations. To a certain extent I am inclined to agree with her. However, there must be a balance between what is considered being tough on crime and the ideas expressed by Dr. Liz Elliot. From what I understood in the video surrounding the Texas conservatives, they are closer to what I consider to be the ideal way of dealing with criminal behavior. I do question however, the effectiveness of these initiatives when the offender does not want to change their behaviors or mindset. While holding criminals accountable
backlash. Faludi went on to say that not only did the backlash cause the loss of many hard earned wins, the backlash used feminism as a scape goat and a blaming tool for all of women's problems. This backlash affects every aspect, in popular culture, politics, and academia. This is crucial because these are the key platforms for power and knowledge.
When women are being disregarded and their issues minimized, clearly it does not serve for an active successful social change where women are concerned.…
Social Sciences 2O03(e): Canadian Children
Lecture Hall: MDCL 1305
Sept 8th to Dec. 5th 2011
Wednesday Evenings: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Professor G. Voros
Office: KTH 217 Ext 27897
Office Hours: Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Meetings by appointment only
The purpose of the course is to study the perceived versus the actual status of Canadian children within our society. A number of topics could be considered including the following.
a) Introduction: The Historical Evolution…
and ways of performing masculinities and femininities vary in the different classrooms, even within the same school. This article explores two classroom cultures, a
“rule-breaking” classroom culture and a classroom culture in which the fear of being
labelled a “nerd” dominates, to show how boys and girls use different solutions to balance the development of their identity as youths (the youth project) and the acquisition
of academic competence and skills (the qualifications project).…
Revision Booklet on the Texts
Pg 3 – 20 Of Mice and Men (Unit 1 Section A)
Pg 21 – 29 A Christmas Carol (Unit 2b Section B)
Pg 30 – 40 Blood Brothers (Unit 2b Section A)
Pg 41 – Final Revision Tips
This revision booklet has been designed to help you learn as much about the books you’ve read as possible. You should use it: complete the tasks and do the extensions tasks because that is revision – not just reading a booklet!