University of Manitoba

SWRK 1200 Introduction to Canadian Social Welfare

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This course introduces students to social welfare in Canada, its historical development in Indigenous and Euro-Canadian societies, and the political, economic, social, cultural, and geographic factors that have shaped (and continue to shape) it. This course also examines the structure and operation of the major social programs/policies that are constituent parts of the Canadian social welfare state. May not be held with SWRK 3131 or the former SWRK 3130.

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TBA Sep. 16 2024 - Sep. 16 2024