Credits: 3 credits
This course provides an overview of the income security system in Canada - its development, programs, and major policy debates. It is intended for those seeking an understanding of the many income security programs and policies, how they reflect ideologies, and how effectively they work (or fail to work) in practice. This course provides an overview of social welfare in Canada - its historical foundations, developmental and program delivery system. The course will consider how social policy responds to populations in need.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for the course, but SOCW 2061 is recommended.
Note: Students cannot receive credit for more than one of SOCW 2120, HUMS 2120.
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