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SWK 4803H – Special Studies 3: Social Policy Analysis - Elective

Open to both MSW and PhD students.

This course focuses on social policy research, debates and analysis. Topics covered will include inequality, urban poverty, social welfare, immigration, race/racism, gender and sexuality, Indigenous reconciliation, crime, health, and climate change. Synchronous online seminars will be supplemented by asynchronous lectures, clips and participation in online discussion threads. Students will complete a group presentation, reflection paper or policy briefing note, and a final research paper or briefing book on a social policy topic.