Textbook_notes_-_SOC101_for_Barry_McClinchey_on_2013-12-04_at_University_of_Waterloo

Textbook_notes_SOC101_for_Barry_McClinchey_on_at_University_of_Waterloo

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Unformatted text preview: NSHIP AND SEXUALITY IN CANADA Pierre Trudeau redefined sexuality Alterations to the law o Age of consent Curtis/Hunt Canadian policy towards adolescent sexuality promotes provision of info Sexual activity among youth o Highly dependent on gender o Attitudes towards sex have liberalized SEX AND THE WORKPLACE Wokplace cultures play key role in creating sexual identity and inequality Dellinger organizational sexuality Woods/Lucas corporate closet o Gay men keep sexual identities hidden Sandy Welsh mandating of sexualisation Dellinger workplaces formally or informally convey dress code CYBERSEX/PORN/INTERNET Lisa Byers/Ken Menzies/William O’Grady o Males watch more than females SEXUAL OFFENCES Radical feminists: Andrea Dworkin/ Catherin MacKinnon o Porn reveals that male pleasure is tied to victimizing, hurting, or exploiting Majority of sexual assaults are against youth Younger victims more likely to be assaulted by a family member Education 02/10/2013 3:38:00 PM PIERRE BOURDIEU Capital is defined as the set of actual usable resources and powers Forms of capital o Economic: money, investments, property, earning potential (monetary value) o Cultural o Social o Symbolic Studies education in critical way o Large institution that doesn’t work o Outcomes of mass public education affected by social class, race and ethnicity Middle class students o Social and cultural capital CULTURAL CAPITAL Contributes to the reproduction of the structure of power relationships o Middle class set of values, knowledge, habits o Contributes to the reproduction of the structure of power relationships and symbolic between classes o Reinforce particular types of linguistic competence o Authority patterns o Curriculum STUDENTS WHO ALREADY POSSESS NEEDED CULTURAL RESOURCES School success is facilitated Academic achievement is enhanced Cultural capital can be converted into economic (school profession) SOCIAL CAPITAL Membership in a group Backing of collectively-owned capital o Access to people with info Relations among people Informed individual able to invest resources wisely o Achieve best return for inherited cultural educational capital String pulling IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION IN SOCIETY Education is considered critical to economic development Knowledge or learning: society underscores role of education Prepare for changing/uncertain future CHANGES IN EDUCATION Formal learning in institutions o Provide learning activities and credentials Informal learning: activities arranged and undertaken by individuals to acquire new knowledge 3/5 attended public school (20th century) 20TH o left school in early teens 19/20th century-schools in smaller communities/rural o sporadic attendance o lack of funds o inability to attract qualified teachers CENTURY EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN CANDA centralization o enabled by baby boom expansion due to baby boom increased number of students completing high schools increased emphasis on post-secondary education 60’s/70’s college system introduced EDUCATION IN THE LEARNING SOCIETY Central to new economy New economy relies on changing info tech and scientific advancements Demands that employees o Have capacities to employ new technologies o Lifelong learning o Apply knowledge to emergent situations THEORIES OF EDUCATION Structural functionalism o Functions previously fulfilled by family, community and religious organization o Education fulfills 2 functions (Parsons) Manifest latent Human capital theory Symbolic interactionism...
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