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PPAS 4052.30 Race Ethnicity and Social Policy

Modules/ On-Line Readings

1)    The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

2)    Yasmeen Abu-Laban and Baha Abu-Laban. 2007 Reasonable Accommodation in a Global Village. Options Politiques. Septembre

3)    Matthew C. Nisbet. 2007. Communicating About Poverty and Low-Wage Work: A New Agenda. The Mobility Agenda A Special Initiative of Inclusion, October

4)    Ron Melcher. 2003. Do Toronto Police Engage in Racial Profiling. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, July

5)    Scot Wortley and Julian Tanner. 2003. Discrimination or "Good" Policing? The Racial Profiling Debate in Canada. Our Diverse Cities

6)    Mellissa Shin. 2007. Minority Report: An Examination of Diversity Within the Upper Ranks of Corporate Companies. Corporate Knights CLEANTECH Issue.

7)    Mellissa Shin. 2008. Diversity Survey: Immigrants face a “sticky floor” rather than a glass ceiling, but change is fast approaching. No Room For Talent? Corporate Knights Diversity Issue.

8)    Lorne Foster. 2009. “Lawyers of Colour and Racialized Immigrants With Foreign Legal Degrees: An Examination of The Institutionalized Processes of Social Nullification.” International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory, Vol. 2, No. 1.

9)    Dan Cohn. 2006. "Academics and Public Policy." IRPP Policy Matters

10)    Shaheen Azmi, Lorne Foster and Les Jacobs. 2010. Balancing Competing Human Rights – Canadian Diversity Special Edition Journal

11)    Daniel Cohn, Lorne Foster and Ian Greene. 2011. Learning From History. Program Review and Public Safety – Policy Options, Options Politiques.


Assignment Reading


1)  Judge Rejects Racial Bias Rule