SOC439H1: Immigration and Employment

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. Restricted to 4th-year sociology specialists and majors.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 SOC FCE at the 300+ level

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