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Diversity and First Nations People

Enrol in Diversity and First Nations People

Course Code: SOCI162

Gain an introductory knowledge about diverse populations, faiths and cultures. In the context of law enforcement, you will gain tips on dealing with various victimized persons and the mentally ill. Basic concepts such as culture, ethnicity, race, and discrimination are explored with a view to preventing racial profiling. Examine societal factors that contribute to crime or stereotypes among various populations. Review concepts surrounding community policing in the context of diversity. Laws which influence the protection or discrimination of various communities are also explored. Topics include history, socio-economic issues, beliefs, treaties, residential schools and the criminal justice system.

Some courses require additional textbooks and/or materials. Please visit your campus bookstore in-person or online: Peterborough Bookstore or Lindsay Bookstore.

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Section: 01OL

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