Diversity and Criminal Justice in Canada - JUST 1102

Credit(s): 3 | Hours: Lecture - 45, Lab - 0, Work Experience - , Other - 0

This course examines multiculturalism and its relationship to the criminal justice system in Canada. Among the issues discussed are the recognition, acceptance, and affirmation of ethnic, racial, and religious diversity within the framework of Canada’s policy of multiculturalism. Particular emphasis is placed on Indigenous history and traditions. Special attention is focused on the application of these issues to policing, corrections, and other aspects of the criminal justice system. Students will have the opportunity to develop the sensitivities and skills that will assist them in understanding and working with different cultures. Students will also develop the skills required to be responsive to the needs and expectations of culturally diverse communities.

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