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Barry Mc Clinchey

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Assignment Education and the state (aboriginal, "Indian" Residential Schools in the U.S and Canada) • Where residential schools came from, and why. • Sociological tools into looking at school systems • It gets down to a religious belief and understanding • "kill the indian, save the man" • Indians were not human beings b.c they werent christian and had no soul, so wanted to turn them into christians and into a MAN • The indians were militarily defeaded, • Also wanted to stop religious practices of natives and replace with christianity • Also wanted to separate their popn • Take the children away from fam and put it into government run residential schools; lasted over 100 yrs • The RCMP came and took them even if they didnt want to go, too away all their culture • Was a solution to take native away from their culture and therefore into a man • Australia, US and canada • Richard pratt was a military in native wars; he came up with an idea • He was a captain of military prison, did labour and were robots • He then became head of the indian industrial school • US schools did developed differently then canada did FILM: The circle is unbroken – education as we seen -Education in canada is a provincial business (diff in every province) -Government tells them what to teach Lecture notes -Strain Theory: strain theory emerged from the work of well-known sociologist, robert mertom - Taking an illegitament rout to get the lifes goodied -he believed by man-integration of cultural and socila structures of organization -first 2 categories are important, other three are not being discussed, Most people are conformists, accept gals and ways into getting those goals, but innovators don't accept the ways/proper ways to reach your goal Cultural support theory -cultural support theory focuses on how cultural beliefs create and sustain deviant behavior -edwin sutherland argued that people become deviant b/c they are exposed to learning experiences that make deviance more likely -according to sutherland, learning the 'specific drives, motives, attitudes and rationalizations' is essential to becoming deviant -people need to learn how to believe that deviant behavior is acceptable despite the reality that many people consider the behavior as repugnant Control theory -Hirschi argued that deviance was the result of a weak social bond in individuals -in collaboration with Michael Gottfredson, Hirschi has argued that deviance is best understood as behavior that results from impulsivity in people -they possess low self-control -sociologists have demonstrated that deviance is not randomly distributed throughout society -rath
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