Social Problems and Welfare States

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Social Problems and Welfare States

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Description
    The welfare state is one of the most important areas of social change in modern societies. Also in Korea, the importance of social policy is steadily increasing. This course aims to provide an introduction to the field of social policy. The course begins with theoretical part of the welfare state. We will discuss how we may understand the social policy and the welfare state. The second part of the course will deal with the development and decrease of the western welfare states.

Course Disclaimer

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