Class Notes (835,600)
Canada (509,275)
Sociology (2,430)
SOCB47H3 (73)
Lecture

Lecture3.docx
Premium

5 Pages
95 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Sociology
Course
SOCB47H3
Professor
Francisco Villegas
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture 3  Correction: description answers what questions and analysis answers how and why questions. Slide 2  Racism is not singular. o Oppression.  Structural differences affect access to opportunities.  Power is changing, not situated in one place/person.  Material symbolic benefit to the oppressor. Slide  Analyzing how we articulate social differences  Drawing from our experiential knowledge  Understanding how differential power and privilege work in society  Using race as an entry point  Extending the discussion to include global political economic issues  Engaging in a progressive politics for social transformation Slide 3  Relational (not only top-down, web)  Embossed in social relations, not natural or inherent in individuals Slide 5  What do we mean by foundational: help set up, the base, the very beginning and what holds it together. Slide  Foundational??? o –Arising???  Canada???  Even though??  And, some of the policies and societal behaviors in Canada today still exhibit a white settler project as we‟ll discuss in a couple of weeks. Slide 6  Pride in one‟s country.  Privileging of one‟s nation.  Beliefs, values – shared.  National symbols  beaver, melting pot (mosaic), flag, landmarks (CN tower), Tim Horton‟s, hockey. Slide 7  Chronology involved in the production of a nation. Slide Let‟s Break It Down  Nation o Collection of people o Believe they share a common past and are destined to share a common future  Continuum: Glorious past  present  even better future o Often have a common language o Sense of otherness from groups around them  Nationalism o Commitment to fostering above beliefs and o Promoting policies to do so (therefore nationalism takes constant work, repetition) Slide 8  National anthems, hockey, national holidays and events (remembrance day), wearing red and white, wearing maple leafs jersey, watching events and recording them (Olympics), nice, polite, eat bacon. Slide 10  Therefore: o Have to manage populations (in this case in terms of race). o Imagine a specific national identity. Slide 11  Cultural and physical genocide that occurred to the First Nations.  Canada first movement: creating an image of a northern face that represents monarchy and contrasting the U.S. who is more weaker and feminine.  Coherent identity. Slide Canada First Movement  Context o In the mid to late 1800s, what we now would describe as „Canadians‟ were having difficulties creating a coherent “identity” o Faced threats of being forcibly incorporated to  The U.S.  French speaking “Canada” o There was also a need to differentiate themselves from racialized communities o All this led to the Canada First Movement Slide Canada First Movement  Canada = Britain of the North  Canada‟s geographical location = unique  White Canadians o Had a link to other “northern races” (European?) o Different from the U.S.  Linked environment to character o Described environment strong and masculine versus places in the south which were describes as feminine and therefore “weaker” (gender) Slide 15 Contractions of the Canada First Movement  1. Presence of French and Aboriginal communities o If Canada was only fit for „northern races‟ which they describes as white Anglo Saxon?  ?  ?  2. Need for labor  immigration o In order to build a country, and keep up with their American neighbours, Canada needed people power  Reproduction was not enough, needed to recruit immigrants (some of them from non “white” regions as we saw in the Dua). Slide  Mackey:? o ?  Similarly, o ?  The Group of seven shifted tho
More Less

Related notes for SOCB47H3

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit