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SOSC 1375
Colline Terry

Study Question-Part A • Luddism -is the biggest resistance of workers that feared that new technology will diminish employment. It began in 1811 and ended in 1817. The workers that protested against this industrial revolution were called luddites. They feared technology and opposed technological changes and acted by destroying machines. • Race as Social Construct-means that people are socially divided into different categories.All humans belong to a single biological species called homo sapiens therefore race is a social construct not a biological construct. • Prescriptive technologies- invokes a division labour where doing something is divided into different steps. Each step by workers or group of workers who are isolated from other workers performing different steps. • The 1969 white paper- was a policy paper proposing to join together aboriginal people and Canadian society to create equality within Canada. The document was intended to eliminate the reserve system to education, social needs, and health care responsibilities to the provinces. The paper was rejected by the aboriginals who thought that the reserve system and Indian Act protected their culture. • The bell curve- the book written in 1994 R Herrnstein and C. Human intelligence is substantially influenced by both inherited and environmental factors and is a better predictor of many personal dynamics including financial income job performance. Murray about intelligence and levels of IQ in different races. • Caregiver role- most of the time mother is the main caregiver for a child and a pulse of domesticity. Her role is not only to care after her children but also maintain all around her house. As a housewife she has to prepare food her family clean the house and a mother she has to nurture her children, feed them etc. • Sustainable Development-refers to meeting our needs today while making sure we don't damage the environment so that the same needs can be met by the future generations. Proving our standard of living by using the resources but it is done in a way that does not damage our environment. • Intensive mothering- is giving all the love and time and energy of a mother to a child. They are mothers who sacrifice themselves for their children they put their children above all other responsibilities. Child centered, expert guided, labour intensive and financially expensive • Death of birth- means the end of the birth. • Linkages- a way of diversifying the economy by not causing dependence on resources. There are three types of linkages backward linkages, forward linkages, and final demand linkages. The economy isn't diversified because of imports and leakages and an cause a trap economy. The transition from James Bay to Voisey Bay caused a forward linkage in 1997. • Functional Underclass- a group of individuals that are expected to keep their class position in order forAmerican society to maintain a culture contentment. the greater part of the underclass consists of members of minority groups, blacks or people of Hispanic origin. Is a part of a large economic process and serves the living standard and the comfort of the more favored community. • Fur Trade- Trading fur with the aboriginal people and were introduced to fur trading by the government called marketing. Fur trade in Canada and how it led to the exploration of the country and the formation of the oldest and largest company the Hudson's bay company. • Liberal Feminism-a liberal ideology that uses reason to address social class. Focuses on the women's ability to show and maintain their equality through their own actions and choices. • The cult of efficiency- the best possible use of scare resources to achieve a valued end. • The Royal Proclamation- is a document that set out guidelines for European settlement of Aboriginal territories in what is now NorthAmerica. Part B- Essay Essay 4 • Charles Darwin theory o l
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