Issues in Social Policy
Involves an in-depth examination of the ideological underpinnings, analytical frameworks and socio-political contexts of social policy-making. Particular attention is given to the policy process at both the legislative and organizational levels. Students are encouraged to develop skills in the critical analysis of selected welfare policies in Canada such as policies in the areas of mental health, income security, child welfare, women's services, and health care. Restricted to 3rd- and 4th-year students of Social Work. (lec 3) cr 3 Lecture (3.00).