SOCIAL INEQUALITIES AND THE WELFARE STATE
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8772 ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICIES (LM-63) GENOVA
This course is designed to provide students with the concepts to form the ability to analyze the contemporary inequalities issues and to understand the relationship between social policy and social inequalities
One of the primary aims is to offer the tools needed to understand the social and institutional context in which it will operate.
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
The course focuses on historical, economic, political and social conditions, that affect the relation between social inequalities and welfare state. One of the primary aims is to offer the tools needed to understand the social and institutional context in which it will operate.
The course will be organized in two specific areas.
1 The analysis of the main changes that characterize the contemporary societies. In particular the changes linked to: the demographics transformations, the job transformations, and the family and cohabitation transformations.
2. The analysis of the concepts and dynamics that define the architecture of the modern welfare state, in particular by developing the specificity and criticality of the Italian case.
- Ranci C., Pavoline E.,Le politiche di welfare, Il Mulino 2015.
- Articoles PPT and other moterial available on aulaweb.