Contemporary Debates and Ethical Dilemmas in Social Work
Examines and critiques current debates, ideas and discourses relating to social work knowledge and practice, with a specific focus on ethics. Emphasis is placed on postmodern, feminist, anti-racist and Indigenous perspectives as they challenge prevailing assumptions about individualism, meritocracy, professionalism and philanthropy. Specifically looks at the contributions of these perspectives to a critical theorizing of professional practice and ethics.
- Credit will be granted for only one of SOCW 511, SOCW 501, SOCW 518.
Graduate course in the Social Work program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.