Society, facts and problems

Course Code :1300PSWSFP
Study domain:Sociology
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Bea Cantillon

3. Course contents *

This course deals with a number of actual topics concerning the welfare state:
Growth and crisis of the welfare state; Social market economy; Demography, Unemployment, Active welfare state and workforce; The social organization of the welfare state; Instruments of redistribution; Income distribution, poverty and inequality; The distribution of social goods and services; Political democracy and Social security; Effectiveness of social policy.