NEW240H1: Introduction to Critical Equity and Solidarity Studies

Previous Course Number: 
NEW240Y1
Hours: 
24L/12T

An interdisciplinary intersectional interrogation and examination of systemic inequity and social justice in local and global contexts. Provides a foundation for the field of critical equity and solidarity studies through a concentrated focus on theory and practice as it relates to major concepts, historical perspectives, key debates and radical grassroots community resistance to inequity. Introduces and foregrounds the concept of critical equity as both a theoretical framework and as a lived contestation of the structural nature and effects of systemic inequity.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)