English 1022E Lecture Notes - Eurocentrism, Liberal Democracy

15 views1 pages
16 Nov 2012
Department
Native Sovereignty November 14, 2012
No control to change the rights and prejudices
RIGHTS
PREJUDICES
-tax exemption
-free education
-stipend
-resource access (ie. unlimited/unlicensed fishing,
hunting, etc.)
Can have special access. (ie seals)
-right to live on the reserve
-proof of status card
-affirmative action/quotas (ie jobs, etc)
-same (mostly) rights all Canadians
-governance rights bands that control
membership, can be given and taken away
Run by federal gov’t
-belief they are inferior/racism
-“everything for FREE” –not true. We also have
free healthcare, etc.
-stereotypes: freeloaders, alcoholism, drug
addiction, criminals media prejudice
-low standard of living/poor conditions
-inequality men and women
-corruption
-assimilate –“immigrant” –they were here FIRST
-assumption that paternalism is optimal
-lack of respect
Political solutions to solve the above stated problems:
TOWNSEND
FLANAGAN
-state: FEDERAL
Thinks they should have their own system
similar to the country
-distinct situation in history
-effective jurisdiction
-acknowledge various political systems/
communities valid
Challenges in a Eurocentric system
-
-Contradiction with French-Canadian community
-they have PROVINCE (Quebec) to protect
rights, natives do not.
-state: MUNICIPAL (like that of a city)
Realismvery little power
-liberal democracy –individual effort, less gov’t
control
-only state sovereignty , among states
-same as any other ‘ethnic’ group
-
Resources, self-determination, power
Unlock document

This preview shows half of the first page of the document.
Unlock all 1 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get OneClass Notes+

Unlimited access to class notes and textbook notes.

YearlyBest Value
75% OFF
$8 USD/m
Monthly
$30 USD/m
You will be charged $96 USD upfront and auto renewed at the end of each cycle. You may cancel anytime under Payment Settings. For more information, see our Terms and Privacy.
Payments are encrypted using 256-bit SSL. Powered by Stripe.