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Governing Inequality: Foundations of Social Welfare Provision (6 points)


Leader: Karen Crinall, Margaret Lynn, Dr John Solas

Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit introduces students to social and community welfare as a professional field located within an array of social and governmental practices. The development, dispersal and decline of the Welfare State throughout western and 'westernised' countries is critically explored, while students also develop an understanding of the historical contribution of the broad range of social and human sciences in the formulation of strategies and techniques for addressing disadvantage and effecting individual and social change.

Assessment: Introductory assignment (500 words): 10% + Historical analysis (2000 words): 45% + Exam (2 hours): 45%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week (one 3-hour seminar)

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