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SOC 941

Colonialism and Racialization

This course examines how colonialism has shaped understandings of race and re/produced racial hierarchies in Canada and globally. The course introduces key theoretical approaches and draws on historical and contemporary case studies to analyze context-specific forms, discourses, functions, and systemic impacts of racialization as a foundational process of old and new forms of imperialism. Topics include Indigenous-state relations, settler colonialism, institutional racism, intersectionality, violence, racial neoliberalism, and decolonization.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

SOC 104 or SOC 105 or SOC 107

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Sociology