ASOA15075U Sociology of the Welfare State: Theoretical Perspectives
Course package (MSc 2015):
Welfare, Inequality and Mobility
The course focuses on theories of welfare state development in a global context. Thus, it breaks with the traditional Eurocentricism and includes theoretical reflections and contributions from Asia, Latin America and Middle East and North Africa. The various welfare regimes across the globe are discussed with particular reference to class, gender, ethnicity and generation.
The aim of the course is to enable students to critically engage with welfare state theory from a sociological perspective
Students will acquire a thorough understanding of human welfare based on theoretical sociological insight.
Students will be provided with analytical skills.
Students will develop competences that will enable them to critically understand and analyse the social dynamics determining human welfare
See syllabus in Absalon
- Class Instruction
Students are expected to be active in class
Registration deadline for courses is:
June 1st for Autumn semester
December 1st for Spring semester.
When registered you will be signed up for exam.
Sociology- and anthropology Student:
Registration online at KUnet
International exchange students:
You must sign up by filling in an application form. Find it at www.sociology.ku.dk.
Find more information at www.soc.ku.dk under Uddannelse à Meritstuderende.
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Oral examination, -Individual or group.
If the synopsis is written by more than one student, the oral exam will generally be a group exam.
Further details for this exam form can be found in the Curriculum and in The General Guide to Examinations at KUnet.
- Exam registration requirements
You need to be signed up for the course to attend the exam
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
- Exam period
Find more information on your study page at KUnet.
Exchange students and Danish full degree guest students please see the homepage of Sociology;
www.sociology.ku.dk under Education --> Exams
Oral examination based upon synopsis (With NEW formulated questions)
Individual or group.
Criteria for exam assesment
Please see the learning outcome
- Course code
- 7,5 ECTS
- BachelorBachelor choice,Full Degree Master,Full Degree Master choice
- 1 semester
- See timetable
- Course capacity
- Vejl. 40 personer
- Study board
- Department of Sociology, Study Council
- Department of Sociology
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- Peter Abrahamson (2-726342757165306d7730666d)
Peter Abrahamson, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org