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|SOCW 320 - Critical Social Policy|
This course examines the development of social policy in Canada, including current debates from conventional and critical perspectives inviting students to consider the relationship between research, policy and social work practice. The course will review ideologies of social welfare policy, its formulation and implementation and consequences for people in need. Policy formulation will be analyzed from a critical perspective that examines the role of power and privilege in the constuction of social policy. Alternative social arrangements and models of policy and practice will be explored.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video
Upper Division Course