Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

Social Inclusion, Local Democracy and Community Enterprise
0.5 Credit - Fall

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This core course in the Community Engagement Option studies the processes of understanding and addressing structural barriers that affect individuals at the community level, and explores the collaborative infrastructures and concepts of fair distribution of resources and knowledge within the frameworks of social inclusion, local democracy and community enterprise. Relevant themes, concepts, and models of local democracy, community development, distributive economics and inclusion are investigated through readings, lectures, assignments, and engaged learning experiences at The Working Centre in downtown Kitchener. 

Additional Course Information
A community service learning/field placement is required.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Editorial Revision June 14, 2017: CMEG301 Co-requisite deleted; effective September 1, 2017.