SOCIOLOGY 419: FIRST EXAM EXAMINATION STUDY LIST This study list catalogs some of the main terms and concepts that have been introduced in the course so far. Most questions on the First Exam will involve one or more of these concepts, either as part of th
Road to Brown Video The African American lawyer, _, took photographs in the South in 1934 to document inequalities in schooling for African American and white children as part of the legal campaign to destroy Jim Crown, which culminated in the case Brown
Sociology 419 RECOGNIZING POWER DISCUSSION QUESTIONS The following scenarios illustrate a number of relationships that might or might not be considered examples of "power." Think about these scenarios, and for each one, decide whether you think it is an e
S ociology 419: So ciolo gy of La w D eath P enalty Film
* This sheet is to assist you in watching the film. * * You do not need to turn in the completed sheet. *
According to the film, of the 6,000 people sentenced to death, what proportion did not recei
SOCIOLOGY 419: SECOND EXAM STUDY LIST This study list catalogs some of the main terms and concepts that have been introduced in the course since the First Exam. Most questions on the Second Exam will involve one or more of these concepts, either as part o
1 Point Extra Credit Opportunity
On March 30, 2010 we will have a panel of speakers discussing their legal professions. This is a great opportunity to learn from experts in the legal field. Directions: Reflect on the assigned readings in the
Discussion of Gay Marriage Marriage was considered a secular institution until _ when the Catholic church declared it a sacrament. The Industrial Revolution separated ones income from the family unit, so that now people could marry for affection, sex, and
Special Topic: Immigration
Define the theories of decision making we studied and describe how each perspective might argue for, and then against, immigration: Rational: make decisions by weighing costs and benefits
Normative: value-based way to actively m
Video: Iron Jawed Angels 1. What are examples of rational-choice decision making?
2. What are examples of normative decision making?
3. What are examples of cognitive decision making?
4. What are examples of first-dimensional power struggles?
5. What are
Discussion on Jury Nullification I. How would you feel about the verdict in Inside the Jury Room? A. Do you think Leroy technically broke the law?
B. Would you have voted to convict him?
II. What are some other cases of Jury Nullification? Why?
III. If we
Bill Moyers: Trading Democracy
When the North American Free Trade Agreement became the law of the land almost a decade ago, the debate we heard was about jobs," notes Bill Moyers. "One provision was too obscure to stir up controversy. It was called Chapt