Transnational Social Policy University of Tsukuba
Globalization has brought many changes in social life, including increasing flows of financial resources, goods and persons. Among the new challenges these changes pose to governments and civil society is the need to create new social agenda and to develop social policies. The aim of this course is to discuss these challenges for the 21st Century from a transnational perspective.
The purpose of this course is to enable the student to dynamically understand the process of social policy making at the global level.
Globalization has brought many changes in social life, including increasing flows of financial resources, goods and persons. These changes have posed to governments and civil society the needs of a new social agenda and development of innovative social policies. The aim of this course is to discuss these challenges for the 21st century from a transnational and global perspective.
The course will be conducted according to the schedule below.1. Introduction2. Definition of Social Policy and Transnational Social PolicyThe idea of global social policyGlobal and regional social governanceGlobalization and migrationGlobal Migration: Causes and ConsequencesGlobal migration policyBusiness and global social policy formationGlobal labour policyPresentations by students Comparative perspectives on migrationPresentation by studentsTransnational families and caregiving
Online Course Requirement
Urano Edson Ioshiaqui
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