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SOCI 304 Sociology of the Welfare State (3 credits)

Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)


Sociology (Arts) : The origins and history of the welfare state and the differences between types of welfare state regimes; debates about and empirical evidence for current developments in welfare state programs. Special attention will be paid to the interconnections between the evolution of the labour market and the resulting pressures on the welfare state.

Terms: Fall 2013

Instructors: Axel Van den Berg (Fall)

  • Prerequisites: SOCI 210 and SOCI 211 or instructors permission.