SW 345 Comparing Global Approaches to Social Protection and Social Development 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

Explores the study of the social relations necessary for human well-being and the actual social policies by which well-being is promoted in emerging and developed welfare states. Comparative social policy approaches enlist a range of ideas to analyze national welfare arrangements, including how economic and social policies are intertwined. Students will acquire knowledge of the theoretical and methodological aspects of comparative social policy analysis, and the profound impact of how nations deal with social challenges.