Aug 07, 2022  
Undergraduate Calendar 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Calendar 2021-2022
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SOCWORK 4C03 - Critical Perspectives on Race, Racialization, Racism and Colonialism in Canadian Society

3 unit(s)

This course examines the social, historical and political contexts of racism in Canadian society. Concepts such as race, orientalism and racialization will be explored through various theoretical frameworks including post/anti/neocolonial and decolonizing studies, critical race theory, Indigenous studies, African studies, analyses of whiteness and antiracism/anti-oppression. This course will also draw from a wide range of theoretical, policy and practice literature from social work, education, sociology, political science, cultural studies, philosophy and others. Responses to racism and its contributors/collaborators, accomplices and interlocutors (including ourselves) will also be examined.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Social Work Work or Labour Studies program; or SOCWORK 1AA3  or SOCWORK 1BB3  and registration in Level III or above of any program
Not open to students with credit or registration in SOCWORK 4Z03 - Selected Issues in Social Welfare Policy, if the issue was Racial and Cultural Issues in Canadian Welfare.



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