SOCIAL INEQUALITIES AND THE WELFARE STATE

SOCIAL INEQUALITIES AND THE WELFARE STATE

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Code
94695
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8753 Psychology (LM-51) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8772 ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICIES (LM-63) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/09
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Psychology)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

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

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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.

Teaching methods

class lessons

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Ranci C., Pavoline E.,Le politiche di welfare, Il Mulino 2015.
  • Articoles PPT and other moterial available on  aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Teaching methods

class lessons

LESSONS START

September 2019