Sequence Opening: Robertson & Social Policy

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Skills You'll Learn

- Distinguish the values inherent in each social policy initiative, - Critique components of a social policy based on their effectiveness at meeting the goals stated in the initiative, - Develop social welfare policy analysis and reform proposals, - Differentiate alternative approaches to social policy problems, - Formulate practice strategies to overcome the historic biases in social welfare programs

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EJ

Jun 10, 2021

This course makes me understand what poverty really is, what is needed, how to approach it and what can be done as a policy-maker.

LM

Dec 13, 2019

The first half of the course was a little redundant, but the second half on government was EXCELLENT!!! Thanks again!

From the lesson

Populations, income, poverty and policy

This module will remind the reader of basic social welfare concepts: population variables, earning, income, assets as well as inflation, unemployment and the minimum wage.

Taught By

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    John Robertson

    Policy Lecturer

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