SOC 3490 Midterm: Test 2 Notes

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Aboriginal woman who feels as though canadian law is not a fairly operated system. Wants courts to have more respect for aboriginal culture. Courts try to perpetrate colonialism whilst keeping their way of law enforcement and power stays vested in the status quo: canadian courts do not see the difference. She spent 5 years as a law student and 5 years as a law professor: wants a bigger change in the legal system. It is difficult to make changes in canadian la(cid:449) (cid:271)e(cid:272)ause (cid:449)e fo(cid:272)us o(cid:374) (cid:449)a(cid:374)ti(cid:374)g to (cid:862)fight (cid:271)a(cid:272)k(cid:863) when it really only perpetrates oppression: because you are fighting back on a problem you did not create. Canadian law does not hold forth hope or power to many issues of oppression. Colo(cid:374)ialis(cid:373) = belief of supe(cid:396)io(cid:396)it(cid:455) of o(cid:374)e(cid:859)s (cid:448)alues/(cid:271)eliefs o(cid:448)e(cid:396) those of another. Resistance = 1) opposition, 2) refusing to comply, 3) hindrance, and 4) impeding: resistance is a response to the power someone holds.

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