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Social Problems

This course takes a historical and global approach to enable students to explore a wide range of social issues of a global nature as well as some specifically situated in a Canadian context. The goal is to develop a comprehensive sociological understanding of the interplay between local and global forces as well as structure and agency as manifested in the causes and consequences of these social problems.

SOCIOL 4W03

Social Problems

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): IV Term(s): Winter, Fall Offered?: Yes

This course takes a historical and global approach to enable students to explore a wide range of social issues of a global nature as well as some specifically situated in a Canadian context. The goal is to develop a comprehensive sociological understanding of the interplay between local and global forces as well as structure and agency as manifested in the causes and consequences of these social problems.


Erica Speakman

PhD Student

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level IV Honours Sociology or Honours Social Psychology program or permission of the department.