73322 - SOCIOLOGIA DEL WELFARE E DELLE POLITICHE SOCIALI

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Course contents

The following topics will be covered:

- the origin of the welfare state and the welfare state models;

- the new social risks;

- the social policies;

- the organisation of social services.

Readings/Bibliography

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E., (2015), Le politiche di welfare, il Mulino, Bologna

 

Rossi, P., (2014), L'organizzazione dei servizi socioassistenziali. Istituzioni, professionisti e assetti di regolazione, Carocci Faber, Roma

 

Alternative to online assignments:

Saraceno, C., (2015), Il lavoro non basta. La povertà in Europa negli anni della crisi, Feltrinelli, Milano

Teaching methods

Lectures, classroom discussions and e-learning (optional assignments, available from 5 November 2018 to 15 January 2019, https://iol.unibo.it/).

The three e-learning assignments include: the critical analysis of a scientific article; comments on table data; the discussion of a current topic.

Assessment methods

Written test with open-ended questions (4 questions; 3 for those doing the assignments available on line. 1 hour). The exam aims to verify the acquisition of the knowledge provided in the course programme.

Assessment of the e-learning excercises (optional).

To register for the exam, access AlmaEsami. https://almaesami.unibo.it/almaesami/welcome.htm

Teaching tools

Reading list for the classroom discussions (not for exam):

24 October 2018

http://www.lavoce.info/archives/52614/le-disuguaglianze-si-riducono-consigliando-il-liceo/

 

31 October 2018

http://www.wipsociology.org/2018/09/05/how-can-we-improve-low-and-moderate-income-families-social-mobility/

 

14 November 2018

http://www.neodemos.info/articoli/migrazioni-zero/


21 November 2018

http://www.lavoce.info/archives/55121/ma-lintegrazione-e-ancora-un-obiettivo/


28 November 2018


https://www.istat.it/it/benessere-e-sostenibilit%C3%A0/la-misurazione-del-benessere-(bes)

https://www.istat.it/it/benessere-e-sostenibilit%C3%A0/la-misurazione-del-benessere-(bes)/gli-indicatori-del-bes



5 December 2018

https://www.huffingtonpost.it/antonio-calabro/il-welfare-aziendale-fa-crescere-anche-la-produttivita_a_23408291/

 

Office hours

See the website of Marco Trentini