2661.18 - Social Analysis
Completed the social sciences courses (completed 1+2 year) or equivalent qualifications.
The purpose is for students to acquire knowledge and understanding of the welfare society and the social sector, both in a theoretical and empirical context.
• Culture, identity, and the civil society, and the interaction between these and its importance for the welfare society. • The ‘third sector’, meaning non-profit and voluntary organisations, their importance and role in the societal development. • The interplay between structural changes in the society and social aspects, in relation to, for example, politics, economy and industry, and social integration. • Welfare, social organisation, and social work.
Learning and teaching approaches
The course is based on the required course reading, which will be reviewed using presentations, discussion and exercises.
The successful student will: • Be able to explain central theories in social science. • Be able to explain and elucidate research in welfare societies and social issues. • Be able to structure, discuss and communicate knowledge about social science issues.
Oral examination based on the written project and the distributed bibliography. To qualify for the exam, the students have to pass a written paper (essay) between 2.500-3.000 words.
Aproximately 800-1.000 pages.
Jens Christian Svabo Justinussen