Social Policy and Social Justice
Available in 2013
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2008
This course will examine key concepts and theories in the field of social policy. These perspectives will be assessed against a backdrop of social justice, social inequality, and the spectre of economic liberalism. The course will also consider the effects of diminishing state responsibility in the area of social welfare and community services.
|Objectives||1. To introduce students to the issues involved in social justice, obligation and welfare.
2. To develop skills of argument analysis and critique through enhanced capabilities in oral and written forms of communication.
3. To develop tools of research inquiry and evaluation and the capacity to present conclusions in a clear and concise manner.
|Content||1. Introduce issues in social justice
2. Extent and nature of obligation
3. Current debates on responsibility in welfare
|Replacing Course(s)||Replacing HUMA3351 Justice, Obligation & Welfare|
|Transition||Students who have completed HUMA3351 are not eligible to enrol in this course.|
|Assumed Knowledge||20 units at 1000 level|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for SPSW3351|