HREQ 3450M: 1
Test (March 3
, 2021) actual test questions:
For the short answers, please answer 2 out of the 3 stated bellow ( 5
marks each 10 marks total). The short section answers for the concepts
bellow: should be composed of detailed written answers in an essay form
using relevant ideas, concepts and examples from lectures and
Be concise and try to limit your answers to two double spaced
pages by focusing on the
main ideas and examples (identify,
discuss/analyze its significance to our study of legal institutions and give
example(s) supporting/emphasizing your answers).
Define, give examples and
of the theoretical sociological
approaches; the functionalist; the conflict or interpretive theory.
Using Tamanaha’s article
Dark side of the rule of law
liberalism and social liberalism.
3. Using Authurs and Krekllewich’s reading define “Responsive and Reflexive
changes” and provide two examples of each.
For this section, please answer 1 out of the 2 essay questions stated
bellow. You will answer these essay questions integrating course material
and key concepts within an analytical insight and clarity
. This section of the test is valued at 10 marks and please
limit your answer to 4 double spaced pages.
Using the Arthurs and Krekllewich’s article discuss how law is produced within
the “new economy” and the “hollowing of the state”. In your response please
discuss the rise of civil society and formal/informal institutions.
Using the Merry and Jacobs readings discuss
how legal consciousness is shaped by social position
and give examples of legal consciousness highlighting the effect of
different socio-economic backgrounds.
Sally Engle Merry, and Sally Engle Merry.
Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating
International Law into Local Justice.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. Print.