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Work and Racism

3 unit(s) This course explores individual and systemic racism in the Canadian labour market through the experiences of Aboriginal peoples, immigrants, and racialized, linguistic and cultural minorities. Beginning with colonialism, the course provides historical and contemporary perspectives on racism in job allocation, work relationships, labour struggles, and social welfare systems. It also analyses public policy, employer, union and grassroots solutions to employment-related racial discrimination. Lectures and discussion; one term

LABRST 2J03

Work and Racism

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): II Term(s): Summer Offered?: Yes Language?: No

3 unit(s) This course explores individual and systemic racism in the Canadian labour market through the experiences of Aboriginal peoples, immigrants, and racialized, linguistic and cultural minorities. Beginning with colonialism, the course provides historical and contemporary perspectives on racism in job allocation, work relationships, labour struggles, and social welfare systems. It also analyses public policy, employer, union and grassroots solutions to employment-related racial discrimination. Lectures and discussion; one term


Jessica Franklin (summer 2017)

Prerequisite(s): Registration in any program Level II or above. Priority is given to students registered in a Labour Studies program