Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

Theories of Social Justice and Community Engagement
0.5 Credit

This course helps students understand and develop broad frameworks for explaining the structural factors and discourses that lead to social inequality and environmental injustice, as well as theories of progressive social change. The course promotes systematic, reflexive, theoretical thinking about specific issues such as gender discrimination, environmental injustice, poverty, political ecology, resilience, globalization, and democracy.