Diversity: Issues and Solutions

Course Code: CJS 254

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course introduces students to the matters of diversity and social justice in the field of community justice. The course will provide students with both theoretical frameworks and their applications to professional practices. Current social issues such as Anti-Racism, Indigenous Rights, Anti-Black Racism, Immigration and Justice, Labour Market, Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking, Sexualities and Difference, Immigration Detention, Terrorism and Security, and Allyship as they inform and intersect with the justice system will be unpacked. These reflective practices will encourage students to critically examine the impact of social injustices on the lived experiences of populations they will encounter in their workplaces. The course will demonstrate by way of lectures, small group discussions, activities, critical reviews, readings and examination of policy issues.