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STYIP4 Marginalisation and Community Resources 5 ECTS
Organised by
Social Work/ISSS

Learning outcomes

The student becomes familiar with the theoretical concepts of marginalisation and poverty, with the processes of discrimination and oppression, as well as anti-discriminatory and community based human service practices.


The literature deals with the issues of poverty, marginalisation and equality promoting practices in human services.

Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Lister, Poverty. Cambridge 2004

2. Thompson, Anti-Discriminatory Practice, 2nd edition,Macmillan 2006

3. Puuronen, Häkkinen, Pylkkänen, Sandlund (eds.), New Challenges for the Welfare Society. Joensuu University Press 2004, pp. 22-62, 160-236 and 295-310

4. Hutchinson (ed.), Community Work in the Nordic Countries, New Trends, Universitetsforlaget 2009

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Work (Social Work/ISSS)
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