SOCW 547

Historicizing Social Work: Friendly Visits to Social Justice

Units: 1.5

Critical examination of the constitution of social work practice and theories at different historical and contextual moments and its varying roles in regulating the boundaries between national subjects and 'others'. Students engage in critical/reflective study of social work responses to so-called 'problem populations' in the context of changing political, social, economic, and moral climates and the making of citizenship and nation.

Graduate course in the Social Work program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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