Sociology 1 Lecture13

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Sociology 1 Lecture #13 21/02/2008 14:22:00 Notes on South Africa 1994-End of Apartheid Before 1994 South African blacks had been made to live in “townships” –rural  areas and could not move to cities without permission Settler Colony The Dutch (Afrikaners) and British settled to establish farms—there is a small  number of white in South Africa but they hold most of the political and  economic power 1994 Constitution The post-apartheid constitution in South Africa is one of the most democratic  in the world—guarantees rights to many groups often left out Essentially South Africa is both a First World country for its white population,  and a Third World country for its lower class/Black and rural people Functionalist View Gender differentiation contribute to overall social stability o Instrumentality: emphasis on tasks, a focus on more distant goals, and  concern for external relationship between one’s family and other social  institutions o Expressiveness: Concern for maintenance of harmony and internal  and emotional affairs of family Conflict Perspective The relationship between men and women is traditionally one of unequal 
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mechlinski during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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