SOC370H1: Immigration and Employment

Previous Course Number: 
SOC439H1
Hours: 
24L

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.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 SOC FCE at the 200+ level

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