Inequality and social exclusion (state-of-the-art)

Course Code :2300PSWUON
Study domain:Sociology
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Bea Cantillon
Stijn Oosterlynck

3. Course contents *

SOTA 1 - Introduction: conceptual framework

Prof. Dr. Stijn Oosterlynck


SOTA 2 - The driving forces of inequality and poverty  

Prof. Dr. Bea Cantillon


SOTA 3 - The measurement of poverty and inequality: measures of inequality, reference groups and poverty lines

Prof. Dr. Tim Goedemé


SOTA 4 - Urban poverty: between economic competitiveness and social cohesion

Prof. Dr. Stijn Oosterlynck



SOTA 5 - The relationship between stratification and poverty: what to think of the meritocratic society?

Prof. Dr. Bea Cantillon


SOTA 6 - Inequalities at the top

Prof. Dr. Gerlinde Verbist


SOTA 7 - The structures of daily life of people in poverty

Prof. Dr. Stijn Oosterlynck


SOTA 8 - Conference Flemish Year Book Poverty and Social Exclusion