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COSOPOR3 Social Inequality and Exclusion 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare
Social Policy
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

The course aims to deepen students' knowledge on theoretical conceptions of social inequality and social exclusion, develop the analytical abilities to perceive and analyze the different aspects of social inequality and social exclusion in society. Students will learn different theories, explaining social inequality conception and will be able to apply them in analysing social inequality. Students will get the knowledge about the main categories of social inequality and social exclusion and will develop abilities to perceive the formation of social inequality and exclusion in the society. Students will get deeper understanding of social exclusion, its causes, factors and forms and will be able to interpret the main causes of social exclusion.


Further information

Introductory lectures during COSOPO intensive period in Linz, Austria in September. Afterwards, the course continues in Moodle.

Available only for the students of the COSOPO programme.