based on your Project Proposal. You will develop social justice oriented, creative and practical research work of 5-pages.
1. Topic: free topic but must be related to the course topics, relevant, very narrow! course topics Comparative Perspectives on Social Exclusion and Business
2. Thesis: clear statement of argument at the outset (ideally in the introduction), novelty!
3. Research: breadth and depth of research focusing on argument.
4. Analysis: critical, interdisciplinary, depth, focus on argument, logic, balance
5. Originality: novelty, insight, thought-provoking.
6. Evidence: primarily scholarly references to support claims; avoid quotations, instead paraphrase authors’ ideas using your own words and citing source.
7. Readings: a minimum of 5 readings from the class kit must be cited. References to course readings do not necessarily have to be central to argument. In part, this requirement is to confirm whether students are familiar with the course materials and class discussions. Outside readings welcome.
Week 2 (Jan 18) – Historical Evolution of Social Exclusion
Galabuzi, Grace-Edward. (2006). Canada’s Economic Apartheid: The Social Exclusion of Racialized Groups in the New Century. Canadian Scholars Press Inc., Toronto. Chapter 1: “Introduction: Emerging Realties and Old Problems.” pp. 1-24.
Week 3 (Jan 25) – The Labour Market and Social Exclusion
Bauder, H. (2003). “Brain abuse”, or the devaluation of immigrant labour in Canada. Antipode, 35(4), 699-717.
Siar, S. V. (2013). From highly skilled to low skilled: revisiting the deskilling of migrant labor.
Week 4 (Feb 1) – Environmental Pollution and Social Exclusion
Robert J., & Shirley R. (2006). Examining Linkages between Race, Environmental Concern, Health and Justice in a Highly Polluted Community of Colour. Journal of Black Studies, 36(4), pp. 473-496.
Week 5 (Feb 8) – Healthcare and Social Exclusion
Paula Braveman (2014). What is Health Equity: And How Does a Life-Course Approach Take Us Further Toward It? Matern Child Health Journal, 18, pp.366–372.
Kitching, G. T., Firestone, M., Schei, B., Wolfe, S., Bourgeois, C., O’Campo, P., … & Smylie, J. (2020). Unmet health needs and discrimination by healthcare providers among an Indigenous population in Toronto, Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 111(1), 40-49.
Week 6 (Feb 15) – Gender and Social Exclusion
Jackson, C. (1999). Social exclusion and gender: Does one size fit all?. The European Journal of Development Research,11(1), pp.125-146.
Week 8 (Mar 1) – Disability and Social Exclusion
England, K. (2003). Disabilities, gender and employment: social exclusion, employment equity and Canadian banking Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien, 47(4), pp.429-450.
Week 9 (Mar 8) – Social Exclusion and Finances
Duclos, R., Wan, E. W., & Jiang, Y. (2012). Show me the honey! Effects of social exclusion on financial risk-taking. Journal of Consumer Research, 40(1), pp.122-135.
Week 10 (Mar 15) – Social Exclusion and Housing
Smith, Heather and David Ley. (2008) “Even in Canada? The Multiscalar Construction and Experience of Concentrated Immigrant Poverty in Gateway Cities.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 98(3), pp. 686-713.
Week 11 (Mar 22) – Social Exclusion and Culture
Hitti, A., Mulvey, K. L., & Killen, M. (2011). Social exclusion and culture: The role of group norms, group identity and fairness. Anales de psicología, 27(3), pp.587-599.
Week 12 (Mar 29) – Social Exclusion and Anxiety
Søndergaard, D. M. (2012). Bullying and social exclusion anxiety in schools. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 33(3), 355-372.
Week 13 (Apr 5) Development in spite of Social Exclusion
Stoesz, David, Isabella Gutau, and Richard Rodreiguez. (2016). Susu: Capitalizing Development from the Bottom up. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 43 (3), p. 121.
8. Organization: clear structure throughout paper i.e. introduction, development of argument by articulating the key claims with supportive references, conclusion
9. Style: clarity, flow, avoid long sentences and paragraphs, correct citation format (any but be consistent e.g. APA , McGill or the like) and grammar.