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Social Justice and Peace Studies (AC)
Social Justice and Peace Studies 1025F/G - Introduction to Social Justice and Peace Studies
An interdisciplinary introduction to theories and strategies for pursuing social justice and peace. The course confronts the ethical implications of the structure and ideology of globalization under capitalism, the military industrial complex, war, corporate power, inequality, poverty, labour conflict, indigenous rights, gender issues, diversity, and environmental degradation, among other issues.
Antirequisite(s): the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 1020E
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 1026F/G - Approaches to Social Justice and Peace Studies
This course provides a comprehensive survey of theoretical approaches to social justice and peace.† It examines contemporary theories of justice, such as utilitarian, libertarian, distributive, procedural, religious and feminist. It examines contemporary theories of peace such as conflict resolution, pacifism, non-violence, war and humanitarian intervention.
Antirequisite(s): the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 2200E
Prerequisite(s): Social Justice and Peace Studies 1025F/G, or the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 1020E.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 2190 - Special Topics in Social Justice and Peace Studies
Selected topics of current interest in Social Justice and Peace Studies. A course description will be available at time of registration.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 2195A/B-2199A/B - Special Topics in Social Justice and Peace Studies
Selected topics of current interest in Social Justice and Peace Studies. A course description will be available at time of registration.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 2201F/G/Z - Community-Based Learning
Current social justice theories and concepts will be applied to an actual justice-oriented service learning project which students will co-design with a partner non-profit organization. Students will develop a better understanding of the interrelationship between theory and practice and critically reflect upon their roles in furthering social justice goals through placements and discussion.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s): the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 2200E, Interdisciplinary Studies 2240F/G, and/or Social Justice and Peace Studies 1026F/G
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 2270A/B - 2279A/B - Special Topics in Social Justice and Peace Studies
Selected topics of current interest in Social Justice and Peace Studies. A course description will be available at time of registration.
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Prerequisite(s): the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 1020E, 1025F/G or permission of the Program Coordinator.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 2301A/B - Social Activism and Theories of Political Change
This class exposes students to a wide range of perspectives and debates on social activism and political change. We will investigate the major theories of how political change occurs, examine several prominent case studies of how activists have changed their society, and investigate contemporary debates in Canadian activism.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 3360F/G - Islam, Justice and Peace
By exploring the religious foundations of justice and peace in Islamís theology, Sufism, and law, this course examines Muslims' conceptualizations and (successful or failed) expressions of justice and peace in historical and modern contexts.† Of particular interest will be contemporary issues of social, gender, racial, and environmental justice.
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Prerequisite(s): Social Justice and Peace Studies 2201F/G/Z or 1.0 essay course at the 2000-level.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 3361F/G - Ethics of War and Peace
This course examines various ethical approaches to war and peace. Topics include the just war tradition, preventative war, humanitarian intervention, the Responsibility to Protect doctrine, terrorism, freedom fighting, pacifism, active non-violence, just peacemaking, and international conflict resolution.
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Prerequisite(s): Social Justice and Peace Studies 2201F/G/Z, or 1.0 essay course at the 2000-level.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 3370F/G - 3378F/G - Special Topics in Social Justice and Peace Studies
Selected topics of current interest in Social Justice and Peace Studies. These courses may serve as preparation or follow-up for an approved overseas program. A course description will be available at time of registration.
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Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies 2240F/G, or the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 1020E and 2200E, or permission of the Program Coordinator.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 3380F/G - Justice and Alternative Economic Systems
An advanced exploration of the main philosophical debates over what a just and free society should look like. We investigate the strengths and weaknesses of contemporary capitalism, and contrast it with a range of economic alternatives including social democracy, state-socialism, market-socialism, universal caregiving, workplace democracy, and basic income.
Antirequisite(s): SJPS 3375G Special Topics: Justice and Political-Economic Alternatives (2014-15)
Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies 2240F/G, or 1.0 course at the 2200 level.
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Extra Information: 3.0 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 3381F/G - Democracy and the Economy
The democratic ideal defines our times, but to what extent should democracy exist in the economy? In this course students investigate whether the dominant capitalist institutions - the state, market, workplace, media, etc. - foster or undermine democracy. We pay close attention to problems as well concrete alternatives for economic democracy.
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Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies 2240F/G, or 1.0 course at 2200 level.
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Extra Information: 3.0 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 3382F/G - Living a Just Life in an Unjust World
The first part of this course investigates a number of philosophical debates about what it means to live justly. The second part exposes students to a range of possible career paths in order to gain some insight into how one might reconcile progressive values with living in the real world.
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Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies 2240F/G, or 1.0 course at the 2200 level.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 3396F/G - 3399F/G - Independent Study
Reading and discussion of selected topics in Social Justice and Peace.† These courses may serve as preparation or follow-up for an approved overseas program. See Program Coordinator for details.
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Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies 2240F/G, or the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 1020E and 2200E, or permission of the Program Coordinator.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 4401F/G - Contemporary Canadian Issues in Social Justice and Peace
A research seminar on Canadian issues of injustice and conflict such as aboriginal rights, health, disability, housing, poverty, racism, gender inequality and environmental concerns. Active involvement in an organization pursuing social justice and peace initiatives will be encouraged.
Antirequisite(s): The former Social Justice and Peace Studies 3300F.
Prerequisite(s): the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 3311F/G, 4th year enrolment in Social Justice and Peace Studies, or permission of the Program Coordinator.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 4402F/G - Contemporary Global Issues in Social Justice and Peace
A research seminar on global issues of social justice, peace and conflict emphasizing international human rights, global economic justice, global environmental concerns, international and inter-ethnic arenas of conflict. Active involvement in an organization pursuing social justice and peace initiatives will be encouraged.
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Prerequisite(s): the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 3311F/G, 4th year enrolment in Social Justice and Peace Studies, or permission of the Program Coordinator.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 4403E - Senior Thesis in Social Justice and Peace Studies
This seminar provides students with a structured environment to work individually on an integrative research project that relates to their own academic interests and/or professional development within the field of social justice and peace studies.
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Prerequisite(s): the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 3311F/G, or 4th year enrolment in Social Justice and Peace Studies, or permission of the Program Coordinator.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course
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Social Justice and Peace Studies 4496F/G - 4499F/G - Independent Study
Reading and discussion of selected topics in Social Justice and Peace.(These courses may serve as preparation or follow-up for an approved overseas program. See Program Coordinator for details.)
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies 2240F/G, or the former Social Justice and Peace Studies 1020E and 2200E, and registration in a Social Justice and Peace Studies module, or special permission of the Program Coordinator.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Academic Calendar 2015 AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGES AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGE COURSE INFORMATION Social Justice and Peace Studies (AC)
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