LS101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Federal Accountability Act

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Consensus: describes society as a functionally integrated, relatively stable system held together by a basic consensus of values. This perspective stresses cohesion, solidarity, integration, cooperation, stability of society, which is seen as united by a shared culture and by agreement on its fundamental norms/values. Conflict: considers society as consisting of indivs. and groups characterized by conflict and dissension and held together by coercion. In this perspective, the maintenance of power requires inducement and coercion and law is an interment of repression, perpetuating the interests of powerful at the cost of alternative interests/norms/values. Considers law as neutral framework for maintaining societal integration. Pounds view: law in a heterogeneous and pluralistic society (ex. Canada) is best understood as an effort at social compromise with an emphasis on social order/harmony. Argues that historical development of law demonstrates a growing recognition and satisfaction of human wants, claims and desires through law.

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