Citizenship and new models of social inclusion (2020/2021)

Course code
4S02392
Name of lecturer
Sergio Cecchi
Coordinator
Sergio Cecchi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 2B dal Apr 14, 2021 al May 29, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Conoscere il bagaglio essenziale di basi concettuali, metodologiche e culturali che sono necessarie per analizzare ed interpretare la genesi e la modificazione dei sistemi di Welfare e di cittadinanza. Comprendere quali sono i fattori di di crisi e in che misura essi pesano sulle politiche sociali e sui sistemi di inclusione sociale. Imparare ad analizzare i fattori di genesi e di mutamento che caratterizzano i sistemi di cura, al fine di riuscire a comprendere le realtà educative in cui un educatore può trovarsi ad operare. Imparare a leggere i rapporti tra i diversi settori pubblici di welfare (sanità, previdenza, assistenza sociale) e tra il settore pubblico e quello del privato sociale (associazionismo e cooperativismo), allo scopo di comprendere le dinamiche di sviluppo del sistema dei servizi pubblici di welfare e i relativi vincoli che pesano sull'azione educativa.

Syllabus

The program is centered on the following points:

1. The origin and development of Welfare public systems: social factors and dynamics and sociological interpretations;

2. The crisis of public welfare systems: social factors and dynamics.
2a. the transition from Keynesian capitalism to the new liberal capitalism and consequences on social policies;
2b. the crisis of social policies is also a crisis of the legitimacy of democratic systems. .

3. From Solidarity and Public Inclusion to Penal Control.

4. Towards New Welfare System Configurations?
4a. New actors in social policies (association, cooperative system, market)


5.Policies and the management of immigration

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Costanzo Ranci, Emmanuele Pavolini Le politiche di welfare il Mulino 2015 9788815252319
Allievi Stefano, Dalla Zuanna Gianpietro Tutto quello che non vi hanno mai detto sull'immigrazione Laterza 2016 978-88-581-2372-0

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment of the learning outcomes will be:

- written assessment of the acquired knowledge.

The written test is intended to ascertain the knowledge of the topics under discussion and the ability to read critically the evolutionary dynamics of Welfare systems.

Content and method of carrying out the assessment tests

Written exam questions may cover all the topics discussed in the course. There will be 3 open questions related to the three topics of social policy discussed in the course. Also the material presented during the lessons (slide, any scientific articles) will be evaluated:

1. Question about the first text of social policy ("Le politiche di Welfare", il Mulino, Bologna).

2. Question about the immigration problem.

3. S question about the contents discussed during the lessons

Each of the 3 questions will be assigned a score ranging from 0 to 10 points, for a total of 30 / 30 in case of all correct answers.

ERASMUS students are asked to contact the teacher at the beginning of the courses to agree on the teaching and examination procedures together.