Short Essay Answer Key
1. What does Williams note pervades the United States in Part 1, Chapter 1?
In Part 1, Chapter 1, Williams notes that increasing crime rates, drug use, police brutality, and other problems pervade the country.
2. What does racism penetrate according to Williams?
According to Williams, racism penetrates even at the highest level of culture, which was demonstrated by the inability of educational institutions to find and hire more African American female professors.
3. What three principles does Williams try to show that they interact, conflict, and interlock and what does she want to bridge the gap between?
Williams tries to show how autonomy, community, and order interact, conflict, and interlock. Williams also wanted to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
4. What does Williams hope to show regarding legal language?
Williams hopes to show that legal language often flattens complex issues and hides social...
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