SOC282H1: Introduction to Social Problems

Hours

24L

Examines a variety of widely discussed social problems, including poverty, crime, substance abuse, sexism, climate change and urban sprawl, using sociological theories to understand the causes of these problems. Will also examine the “social construction” of these social problems and factors that influence public attention and concern.

Prerequisite
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)