Honours Specialization - Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Development

SWLF 1006  Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Development


SWLF 1005


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course provides an overview of the social, economic, and political context of social welfare and social development, considering how we can meet human needs and advance individual and social well-being. The course focuses on inequality and the groups that have been underrepresented in the distribution of resources, opportunities, and power. Topics covered may include social welfare, social development, poverty, justice, human rights, democracy, capitalism, globalization, race, class, and gender.

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