Research in urban social work

Course Code :2350PSWOSW
Study domain:Social work
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Pieter Cools

3. Course contents *

Introduction & Planning

‘Politics of need interpretation’ / Case: Roma in Manchester

Social Innovation / Case: Housing First to end homelesness

Social city planning and observation in public space/ Case: het De Coninckplein

Urban development, gentrification and segregation / Case 'live-streets' in Ghent

‘The multicultural question’: Stuart Hall and challenges for social work in the city

Solidarity in diversity (DIEGEM research)/ Case Samenlevingsopbouw Antwerpen

Student peer review on the examen assignment

Overview of the course content and opportunity to ask questions.