SOC 701 Social Change: Canadian Perspectives

This course deals with the general characteristics and underlying causes of social change. The focus is on the historical emergence of, and development within, capitalist societies, especially Canada, and the concerns around which social movements have arisen seeking to bring about social change. These include increased militarization and the rise of the peace movement, the adoption of new technologies in industry and the response of labour, economic and social crises worldwide and the development of the “New Right.” UL Lect: 3 hrs. Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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