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2018 SUMMER course: Work and Racism

Looking to pick up a course this summer? LABRST 2J03E - Work and Racism with Professor Jessica Franklin. Classes start Tues., June 18th., 6-9pm (and Thursdays). Last day for enrollment June 25th.

Apr 28, 2017

LABRST 2J03E Work & Racism Jessica Franklin Tu & Th 6-9 PM

Work and Racism LABRST 2J03E

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, 3 units