Sociology, Welfare State and Society, 7,5 Credits

This course introduces theory and literature on welfare states and welfare societies. It will discuss contemporary legitimacy challenges of traditional welfare provision, particularly within a European context. Questions addressed include how different types of welfare regimes (liberal, conservative, social-democratic) and specific welfare arrangements shape conditions for provision of welfare. The course will also elaborate on how contemporary processes of globalization, individualization, migration, financial crises, and various social movements create new conditions for production of welfare.

ECTS Credits

7,5 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, the level of specialised study for general qualification cannot be classified (GXX)

School

School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: General entry requirements.

Selection: Average grade/national university aptitude test/university points

Additional information: Teaching Methods

The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.

Assessment

The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: X1018

Prerequisites: General entry requirements.

Selection: Average grade/national university aptitude test/university points

Additional information: Teaching Methods

The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.

Assessment

The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: X1117

Prerequisites: General entry requirements.

Selection: Average grade/national university aptitude test/university points

Additional information: Teaching Methods

The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.

Assessment

The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: V1048