POL337H1: The Canadian Constitution

Hours

24L

Previous Course Number

POL337Y1

The moral foundations, historical events, political forces and legal ideas that have shaped the Canadian constitution; the roots, legacies, and judicial interpretation of the Constitution Act 1867, the Constitution Act 1982, and in particular the Charter of Rights and Freedoms; the constitutional framework of federalism; the politics of constitutional change; multiculturalism, 'rights talk', and the judicialization of politics.

Prerequisite
POL214H1/POL214Y1/POL215H5/POL216H5/POL224H1/POL224Y1/POLB50Y3
Exclusion
POL337Y1/POLC68H3
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)