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HREQ 1700 MID –TERM REVIEW

SETTLER COLONY:
Were colonies that settled or move to a new country, colony or a “new world”. This settlement was an important characteristic of colonialism in the 19th century. In the development of the course settler colonies especially European settlers affected the live of First Nations Women in Canada, in terms of their culture, lifestyle, family organization, and religion. European colonies devaluated native population with regulations like the Indian Act.

DIFFICULT KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge that often challenges the dominant ideology, which is difficult to accept and we reject it and its source, or we embrace it without a critical evaluation.

DIASPORA
Comes from the Greek term “diasperin”, Used to refer to any ethnic population forced or induced to leave their original homelands. Also people who leave their homelands to find work or search for asylum. An example of diaspora in the topics cover in the course is the high amount of Chinese population who came to Canada to work. They weren’t forced, rather they chose to start a new life in a new place. Also, during WWII, the boats of Jewish who came to Canada looking for asylum. This term have helped me gaining knowledge about the migration of different ethnic population to Canada during the 19th and 20th century.

THERE IS NOTHING OBJECTIVE ABOUT OBJECIVITY
Objectivity means to have a neutral position in a specific topic or issue. Been objective is not possible because any ideology or thought always have a defined side or position that contradicts other.

DOMINANT IDEOLOGY
Set of interrelated beliefs that tell how the world works and how it should work. It is descriptive and prescriptive. Reinforces the status quo and resists change. I’ve learned some aspects about the dominant ideology of a feminist perspective. Feminists are often classified as controlling, aggressive,

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