In this course, current social science paradigms and theories will be used as a framework for analysis of contemporary social issues relevant to vocations in police services. Topics such as crime, violence, abuse, social stratification, ageism, and racism will be included. The course focus will be on how individual behaviours collectively create social issues.

Textbooks

The required text for this course can be found by going to textnet.ca, clicking on the "Browse by course" drop-down list and scrolling to Contemporary Canadian Social Problems.

Please Note: Students are not required to purchase textbooks from textnet.ca. However, if students are purchasing textbooks from another source, they must ensure purchased textbooks are the correct edition and include any applicable software or add-ons.

Host Course Code: SA-OEL824
Host Course Name: Contemporary Canadian Social Problems

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