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CODE 95240
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/09
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
PREREQUISITES
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TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course aims to introduce and develop the main topics related to welfare policies, starting from the analysis of ongoing social transformations in contemporary society, to provide students with useful elements for work in the educational and social fields.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to introduce the main topics that define the welfare policies based on an analysis of social transformations underway in contemporary society. The primary aims are to provide the tools necessary to understand the social and political context. Starting from the analysis of the dynamic characteristics of social change, the course will focus on the main concepts that define the architecture of contemporary welfare systems (in particular about the local and national characteristics).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective is to provide basic knowledge regarding the architecture of contemporary welfare state systems, with particular attention to the specificities of the Italian case. At the same time, some of the main dynamics (demographic, economic, etc.) that define the framework within which social protection systems are situated will be addressed.

PREREQUISITES

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TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, expert presentatios. Sharing of materials (audio, video, articles) available on Aulaweb.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Welfare State, Key Terms
  • The Historical Evolution of Welfare State Systems
  • The Italian Welfare System
  • Dynamics of Change

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ferrera M., *Le politiche Sociali*, Il Mulino 2019.  
The teacher will provide articles, slides, and other materials (which will be an integral part of the program) on Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The lectures will begin in the second semester of the 2024/25 academic year, with the exact date to be communicated via Aulaweb.

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
No poverty
No poverty
Good health and well being
Good health and well being
Decent work and economic growth
Decent work and economic growth
Reduce inequality
Reduce inequality