[SOC 300] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (47 pages long!)
Difference from what: difference from the norm. We all know what the norm is, this is the standard of essentially who is a. Canadian and what is the norm? the norm of course comes out of the englightenment. The universal man although this was talked about man meant human kind . The universal man was a white european upper middle class man: in the canadian context that universal man was white, anglosaxin, protestant, upper middle class and of course male. When we use the term diversity, we are referring toe veryone that is not the norm or the standard, everyone who is outside the universal man. We are talking about: race that is not whiteness, ethnicity that is not western european, gender but specifically female, class (working class with low income), sexuality, disability. When you were a citizen, you carried a british passport, since we were a british colony, even after independence.