Units of Study

SCLG6910 - Social Policy International Perspectives

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Gyu-Jin Hwang


This unit will provide theoretical and methodological knowledge to undertake social policy analysis in international perspective. Australia, other Anglophone countries, European countries and emerging welfare states of East and South East Asia will be the focus of lectures and students' research. Social policies will include: social security; policies for families and children; aged care; disability services; employment, education and training. The course will examine policies at national and cross-national levels: e.g. the OECD, World Bank, WHO and other UN agencies.


class participation, seminar oral presentation, 2 research essays (total 5000 words) (100%)


1x2-hr seminar/week



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