Wednesday, December 15,  at 11:30 A.M.  in ENGLG14  (120 minutes)

To be written only in black or blue ink.  No pencil.

This exam consists of essay questions only; it is worth 40 percent of the final mark; written during the final examination period; and is 120 minutes long.  There will be two sections consisting of at least ten questions per section; you will answer one question from each one of the two sections for a total of two essays (50% + 50% = 100%)

While the exam will be primarily based on lectures and readings beginning with Week 4    Oct 4 - 6: Clash of Civilizations:  The Huntington Hypothesis  you may refer to any of the readings/lectures if relevant. 

NOTE: The final exam is written with open readers and lecture notes, like the term test.


Ryerson University, Department of Sociology, SOC 802                           Final Examination     

Examiner: Peter Wronski      December  2010                                             120 minutes


Please read the instructions carefully and completely.


The exam is two hours.  Answer one question from Part A  and one question from Part B.

 (50% + 50%=100%). 


You will be graded on the comprehensive conciseness of your response, factual accuracy, scope, versatility, range and imagination of your argument and the quality and relevance of the evidence you present backing it. 


Write in essay paragraph form and in full sentences giving specific case examples and academically admissible relevant evidence from the course readings or lectures in support of your argument.  Cite your references by author’s name and specific reader page number, or lecture date, as in the midterm exam.  Cite any relevant quotations, statistics, data, concepts, arguments, ideas and all relevant empirical evidence you present from the readings, for example (Kant, p. 83).  You may cite your lecture notes, to the extent your notes are accurate.


Write in blue or black ink only.  You may single-space.  Neatness counts!

Identify by question number the specific question(s) you are responding to.
 Failure to clearly identify the exact question being responded to risk severe marking disadvantage.


There will be at least ten questions based on several  lecture-reading related themes on issues in war and peace. 


There will be at least ten questions based on several other lecture-reading related themes on issues in war and peace.