law10.11.14.06 - Law/Society Lecture 10 November 14, 2006...

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Law/Society Lecture 10 November 14, 2006 Assignment - Graded out of 15 points o 1 point for citation (use author-year format same format as textbook) o 7 questions must be answered, each counting for 2 points - Disciplinary Orientation does the article fall on the sociology side? Questions about social order, theorists, how law connects to the outside world? o legal side resolving an issue within the juridical framework since the law reform commission had a mandate of trying to connect to outside society (social order), there should be a link to the real world (see lecture 2 notes) o does the report focus on constructing internal rationality of law or does it have a link to social order? - Theoretical Framework Is there a theoretical framework in the article chosen? o Some articles may have a theoretical overview while others may not Need to consider what MIGHT apply (article may state something obvious, but may require speculation/creativity) Describe concepts of Weber, Durkheim and how they are relevant to the article - Diversity is the article one that is addressing this issue of how we all get along? What must we do to make others feel included? What must we do to ensure that some don’t have advantages over others? How are these addressed in the article? - Theoretical/empirical orientation are points made in a general sense or is evidence provided (and what sort of evidence)? What kind of methodology is used? Does the article lay out a framework of questions we must solve? Does it
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course SOC 21- taught by Professor Forgetname during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto.

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law10.11.14.06 - Law/Society Lecture 10 November 14, 2006...

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