Course Description

Course Name

Social Problems and Welfare States

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


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 content subject to change