Discuss the way in which rigid gender expectations from society may become oppressive for both men and women. Provide documented examples to illustrate your points.

Choose TWO questions from the following topic list and write TWO essays of approximately 750 words. Be sure that you present the concepts in your own words and that you include current information.
Your word-processed assignments should follow APA format for preparing your paper and citing sources; however, do not write an abstract.

**Please include page numbers for all of the citations, whether a direct quote or not. **

**Please include references from the list of resources provided as well as outside resources**

1. In what way does ascribed status influence stratification in Canadian society? Support your argument on the basis of existing evidence of the complex connection between ascribed statuses and stratification.

2. Discuss the way in which rigid gender expectations from society may become oppressive for both men and women. Provide documented examples to illustrate your points.

3. Trace the history of gay rights in Canada up to the legalization of same-sex marriage. How are individual rights relevant in this story? In what way has the complex array of sexual orientations and identities led to the questioning of the idea and validity of same-sex marriage? Why?

4. Discuss the different societal and historical changes that have transformed family life in Canada towards its diversification both in family forms and household arrangements. How would you say that family life has changed in Canada towards the end of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first centuries? Base your answer on documented evidence.

5. Listen to the podcast What happened to Betty Anne Gagnon? on the CBC radio program The Current and examine the documents and interviews on the interactive web page that the CBC Edmonton created for this same story. Based on this or any other well documented case (do not use a personal one) as well as your own research, assess the relevance of a network of supportincluding family, non-governmental organizations, government agencies, police force, and the lawfor the wellbeing of people with mental or physical disabilities.

6. Choose one national minority (French Canada, First nations) or an immigrant group that has suffered due to religious discrimination in Canada and discuss the consequences of the discriminatory practices against this specific group both for the group itself as well as for the whole of Canada.

Provided below are a list of resources and links that can be used as references for either essay.

Links:
Ontario Human Rights Commission: https://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/intersectional-approach-discrimination-addressing-multiple-grounds-human-rights-claims/introduction-intersectional-approach#fnB6

Intersectionality A Fun Guide: https://anotherangrywoman.com/2013/04/24/this-is-the-bestest-briefing-on-intersectionality-ever-with-added-description/

Your Behaviour Creates Your Gender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo7o2LYATDc

The Global Gender Gap Report:

Report shows closing of gender gap in Canada is at a snails pace:
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/economy-lab/report-shows-closing-of-gender-gap-in-canada-is-at-a-snails-pace/article11509571/#dashboard/follows/

50s Public Information Film-Watch Out For Homosexuals:

View the first 12 minutes of the video Natural family values: A community divided:

The Accessible Icon Project:
https://accessibleicon.org/

Provided below is a list of resources of which I will attach the file to the order:

Resources:
Butler L. (2012). Diversity and conformity: The role of gender. In P. U. Angelini (Ed.), Our society: Human diversity in Canada (pp. 217240). Toronto: Nelson.

Gannon, S., & Easton, L. (2012). Sexual diversity in Canada. In P. U. Angelini (Ed.). Our society: Human diversity in Canada (pp. 241275). Toronto: Nelson.

Grattan, E. (2012). Social inequality and stratification in Canada. In P. U. Angelini (Ed.), Our society: Human diversity in Canada (pp. 6591). Toronto: Nelson.

Hankivsky, O., & Cormier, R. (2011). Intersectionality and public policy: Some lessons from existing models. Political Research Quarterly, 64(1), 217229.

Nicholls, N. (2012). Disability as difference. In P. U. Angelini (Ed.), Our society Human diversity in Canada (pp. 197216). Toronto: Nelson.

Ondercin-Bourne, G. (2012). Diversity in Canadian families: Traditional values and beyond. In P. U. Angelini (Ed.). Our society: Human diversity in Canada (pp. 277309). Toronto: Nelson.

Radford, M. A. (2012). Religion as meaning and the Canadian context. In P. U. Angelini (Ed.). Our society: Human diversity in Canada (pp. 159195). Toronto: Nelson.

I have also attached pictures of Chapter 7 from the course textbook which I will also provide the citation for below:

Angelini, P.U. (Ed.). (2012). Our society: Human diversity in Canada. (4th edition) Toronto: Nelson.