SC4BK_SoPo Social policy

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/1.2. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Dušan Klapko, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jiří Němec, Ph.D.
Department of Social Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Mgr. Kateřina Štěpařová
Supplier department: Department of Social Education - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to discuss and explain the basic concepts, general context and trends of development. It is also focused on the problem of the relationship between theory and practice, namely by a specific overview of the tools and measures used (institutions, benefits). At the end of the course students should be able to: - define the basic concepts of social policy, - explain the nature and structure of social policy as a science - to define the current problems of social policy and to outline possible ways of solving them on the knowledge of reading and from their own experience - to evaluate the importance of the contribution of the topics discussed to theory and practice in the field of social policy, - to express and formulate attitudes and values within the framework of social policy.
  • 1. Concept, subject, goals of social policy. 2. Models of social policy. 3. Social assistance, support, services. 4. Reforms in social policy. 5. Employment policy. 6. Health policy. 7. Family policy. 8. Housing policy. 9. Education policy. 10. Pension system.
    required literature
  • KREBS, Vojtěch. Sociální politika. 6., přepracované a aktuali. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2015. 566 stran. ISBN 9788074789212. info
  • TOMEŠ, Igor. Obory sociální politiky. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2011. 366 stran. ISBN 9788073678685. info
    recommended literature
  • KAHOUN, Vilém. Sociální zabezpečení : vybrané kapitoly. 2. aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Stanislav Juhaňák - Triton, 2013. 466 s. ISBN 9788073877330. info
  • MATOUŠEK, Oldřich. Sociální služby : legislativa, ekonomika, plánování, hodnocení. 2., aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2011. 194 s. ISBN 9788026200413. info
  • SKOVAJSA, Marek. Občanský sektor : organizovaná občanská společnost v České republice. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2010. 372 s. ISBN 9788073676810. info
  • TOMEŠ, Igor. Úvod do teorie a metodologie sociální politiky. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2010. 439 s. ISBN 9788073676803. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, individual paper, discussion.
Assessment methods
Teaching methods: seminar. The course is finished by: seminar work.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 14 hodin.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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