SC4MK_SPOL Social politics

Faculty of Education
Spring 2010
Extent and Intensity
0/0/1. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
PaedDr. Marie Pešová, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Marcela Severová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jiří Němec, Ph.D.
Department of Social Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Mgr. Kateřina Štěpařová
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 purpose of courses in the subjest Social policy is to map basic theoretical problems, ideas, general contexts and trends of progression in inquiry spheres of this branch of science. The basic line of studies represents process analysis of czech society transformation after the year. At the end of the course, the students will be able to: - Define the basic terms of social policy. - Explain the basics and structure of social policy as a part of social sciences. - Explain the topical issues of social policy, outline the possible outcomes and possibilities to solve them, using the facts from the reading and own experience. - Evaluate the importance of topics covered for the theory and practice of social policy. - Explain and define positions and values in the processes of social policy.
  • Conception and subject of social politics. Basic principles, aims, ideas of social politics. models of social politics. Social stratification and social security. Social help and social services. Eployement policy, health policy, family policy, housing policy, educational policy. Process of transformation of social policy in the Czech Republic. Social policy in chosen european countries.1989 and decription of sense, aim and results of social policy mechanisms.
  • KREBS, Vojtěch. Sociální politika. 3., přeprac. vyd. Praha: ASPI, 2005. 502 s. ISBN 8073570505. info
  • MUNKOVÁ, Gabriela. Sociální politika v evropských zemích. Vyd. 1. Praha: Karolinum, 2004. 189 s. ISBN 8024607808. info
  • ŠANDEROVÁ, Jadwiga. Sociální stratifikace : problém, vybrané teorie, výzkum. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 172 s. ISBN 8024600250. info
  • TOMEŠ, Igor. Sociální politika :teorie a mezinárodní zkušenost. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Sociopress, 2001. 262 s. ISBN 80-86484-00-9. info
Teaching methods
Lecture with individually preparation and study hour.
Assessment methods
Teaching methods: lecture. The course is finished by: exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15 hodin.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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