Teacher: Stphanie Walsh Matthews
Date: Friday March 4th, 2016
Social Semiotic, the Social Interpretation of
Language and Meaning
M.A.K Halliday, who is the author of the volume is a well-renowned writer and linguist
SEM 101 February 5th, 2016
What was the last story you heard?
When did you last tell a story?
What was it about?
In a formal setting, which story would you tell about
Greimas in a nut
The Master of
Thursday, February 11th
Greimass point of
investigation of meaning is by
definition a metalinguistic
activity that paraphrases and
translates words and utterances
by other words an
What is Semiotics?
SEM 101- Thursday, January 21st,
The ultimate goal is
To unravel the meanings that are built into all
kinds of human products
The products include:
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Towards a theory: what is semiotics?
- *These denotative meanings help distinguish between objects in the world.
- The dictionary meaning of the word if it only had characteristics and no examples
- Ex. What ma
SOSC 6.1 Lecture Notes Understanding Capitalism
o An economic system
o Based on wage labour
o Produce commodities
o Make profit
You need a high level of industrialization to create a capitalism society
Global Capitalism has on
Peirce starts with abduction which is the hypothesis or prediction
The step where the most probable outcomes of our hypothesis are traced out
is called deduction (seeks a theory)
Induction is the name Peirce gives to the experimental testing
September 30, 2015
- The State: is a legal entity or ensemble of institutions that performs the core functions of governance over a
distinct and bounded territory with supreme authority over a defined territory; is recognized as having p
Week 2 - The State in Theory and History
September 16, 2015
How Liberalism defines the state
What is the liberlaism poin
City State :
Tribes, clans state
The idea of the state is conceptual abst
The security State
December 2, 2015
The question about the security state, it connects us back to when we started classic liberalism. What is
meant by surveillance? What is that mean living in a Liberal democracy when the state act as a
December 2, 2015
- Liberalism: Liberalism focuses on the right of an individuals. The idea individualism is so significant
for the liberalism. At its origins, Liberalism was a revolutionary phenomenon, or idea, as it
The Welfare State
November 11, 2015
We are look at the history of welfare state and the rise of the welfare state and what it tell us about
state theory and state itself. Also, look at different explanation on why we have the welfare state.
October 28, 2015
As an approach, three historical phases to it, the original version focused on rules " what are the rules
things like constitution, laws, etc.) and how did they shape the organizations and t
Week 3 - Classical Liberalism
September 23, 2015
Classical Liberalism is the foundation. There are no single classical liberalism there are multiple. They
look at role of man in state of nature.
How did they conceptualized democracy and role of t
Week 1 - Introduction to the Course
September 9, 2015
- There is not clear definition and theory to define the state.
- The state is a conceptual abstraction, it is also an idea and a set of institutions. It gives different meanings to
The Canadian Formation
November 4, 2015
Historically there is one theory explaining the founding of Canada. Lockeian Liberalism was the main
theory shaping Canada.
I think the influence of the John Lock is more in united states than in Canada. Lo
Globalization and The state
November 18, 2015
Lots of scholars has argued that the nation state is death. What is contemporary globalization and how it
The term globalization term is a highly contestant word and it is hard to define it.
Week 4 - Elitism and Pluralism
September 23, 2015
Elitism theories, the idea is that a group of elites in charge of government and bureaucracy.
Pluralism is largely has developed in 20 century and an American phenomena.
Liberalism focused on the
Political Studies (1996), XLIV, 9367957
Political Science and the Three
PETER A. HALL
AND ROSEMARY C. R. TAYLOR
The new institutionalism is a term that now appears with growing frequency in
The Post-9/11 National Security Regime
in Canada: Strengthening Security,
The post-9/11 national security regime in Canada
has been characterised by the addition of resources,
new powers, administrative rationalizat
Neoliberalism and the State | 85
Neoliberalism and the State
Many political economists have tended to view the Global Financial Crisis as a turning-point, leading us out of neoliberalism and into a
more regulated form of capi
Week I- Course Introduction:
January 14, 2015
Traditionally it is often done technocratic, historically policy cycle has 3 stages.
- Policy Formulation:
- Policy Implementation:
- Policy Evaluation:
The policy making process as political process,