SOC319H1: Immigration and Employment

Previous Course Number: 
SOC439H1
Hours: 
24L/12T

This course examines the labour market and employment situation of immigrants emphasizing recent Canadian experience in comparative context. Topics include immigrant human capital, declining immigrant earnings, immigrant skill-underutilization, impact of the knowledge economy, racial discrimination, labour market structure and unionization, immigrant entrepreneurship and experiences of the Canadian-born second generation. Restricted to Sociology Majors and Specialists.

Prerequisite: 

SOC201H1, SOC202H1, SOC204H1 & 1.0 FCE from SOC251H1/​ SOC252H1/​ SOC254H1

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