CRITICAL THEORY, STUDIES AND PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL POLICY
- Module code: SP607
- Credits: 10
- Semester: Year-Long
- Department: APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES
- Coordinator: Dr Niamh Flanagan (APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES)
Theoretical perspectives on social policy in contemporary contexts including social democratic, Marxist, feminist, neo-liberal approaches; welfare states in post-industrial societies; welfare state regimes and their critique; poverty and social exclusion-conceptions and measurement; the “cultural” turn, social capital; welfare and power; an examination of the social-scientific nature of social policy.
On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
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