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SV-502-1 Adolescence, Family and Welfare
SV-401 Nordic Welfare State in Comparative Perspective
On successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- have knowledge of important social changes such as new family patterns and changes in work and support
- be able to discuss how these processes of change affect children and young people
- be able to explain how changes occur in Norway and in different parts of Europe
- be able to discuss how social changes affect welfare policy in the countries
- be able to assess how welfare policy affect the distribution of welfare in society
- Changes in families and households at the societal and individual level
- Adolescence and poverty among children and young people
- Changes in work and support
- Transitions between school and work
- Distribution of living conditions of individuals and households
- Individualisation and demographic behavior "Risk Society"
A combination of lectures and group work. The course is taught in intensive periods during the semester
Individual written assignment counting 40% of the total grade.
3 hour individual written school exam, counting 60%. Graded assessment.
2nd cycle (master)
Normally first year.
Professor Morten Blekesaune
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Yes. Subject to availability.
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences