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Course Description

This interdisciplinary course will employ a popular education framework to explore the tensions between criminalization and harm reduction with respect to illicit substance use, sex work and incarceration. Current qualitative and quantitative research, both Canadian and international in scope, community agencies, advocates and first-person accounts will be drawn upon to explore topics including policy implementations and implications, historic forms of criminalization and their modern expressions, Canadian and international approaches, and the politics of stigmatization.

Requisites

Prerequisite: CINT908

Continuing Education students who do not have the prerequisite and who wish to take the course should contact Rose Reid, Program Coordinator at rosereid@ryerson.ca for more information.  A requisite may be waived if the student has demonstrated work experience or previous coursework that meets the requisite requirements.

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Course Sections
Class Number
5694
Type
LEC
Dates
Sep 12, 2022 to Dec 16, 2022
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $587.31 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5693
Type
LEC
Dates
Jan 16, 2023 to Apr 21, 2023
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $587.31 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1381
Type
LEC
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Jul 28, 2023
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $587.31 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information