Meetings by appointment
|Friday||10/14/22||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||TC.4.15|
|Friday||10/21/22||09:00 AM - 01:00 PM||TC.4.15|
|Friday||11/04/22||09:00 AM - 12:00 PM||TC.4.15|
|Friday||11/11/22||09:00 AM - 12:00 PM||TC.4.15|
|Friday||11/18/22||09:00 AM - 12:00 PM||TC.4.15|
|Friday||11/25/22||09:00 AM - 12:00 PM||TC.4.15|
|Friday||12/02/22||09:00 AM - 12:00 PM||TC.4.15|
The course will present a European and global comparative perspective on health and social policies and the role of the European Union and other international organizations. It will analyze supranational and international health and social policies and their interactions with national policies, and will introduce issues of transnational social protection, in particular in the context of the European Union.
The course provides a framework for understanding, reviewing and critical analysis of alternative approaches to the study and the practice of international and transnational social policy. After attending this course, students will be able to:
In addition, students will:
This being a ‘course with continuous assessment (PI)’, the university requires students to attend at least 80% of all classes for completing the course successfully. Ideally you don’t miss any classes. If you are unable to attend a session, please let me know before that session.
The course will be taught in presence units on campus. Procedure for the course when limited activity on campus due to Covid: In that case, the course will follow the rotation mode (for in-class sessions; and for online sessions if sessions on campus are not possible).
The first part of the course is based on inputs by the lecturer and group discussions. In the second part of the course, groups of students will focus on selected issues of international and transnational social policy, present their analyses and discuss selected issues in sub-group and/or plenary debates. In addition, there will be coaching sessions with student groups. Activities include:
The final grade is based on:
Grades (point ranges):
This is a course offered for WU bachelor students (as Course IV in the Health and Social Policy specialization), and for incoming students as part of the English Program.