1. A website on the Arctic Circle discusses various aspects of Inupiat Eskimo culture in Alaska, including its social and political organization and law. The website is http://arcticcircle.uconn.edu/HistoryCulture/Inupiat/. Follow the link to “Beyond Kin: Social and Cultural Life” and locate the section “Law and Social Control.” Read this section and compare traditional methods of social control with changes introduced by Western colonization, such as more formalized self-government. What are the forms of social control discussed?
2. The website http://www.ghanaculture.gov.gh/ is created by Ghana’s National Commission on Culture. Explore the website and try to find information on the government’s strategies and policies concerning the representation of:
· law and legal systems
· ethnic diversity
· religious diversity
· social life and family law