Faculty of Arts


SOCIOL 231

The Sociology of Youth Policy


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for SOCIOL 231.

Description

Students will be introduced to how youth policy (15 -24 year olds) is being constructed and operationalised in contemporary societies. It will draw on research in policy sociology and use a range of international case studies (eg, UK, Australia, Japan and Norway) to critically examine post-secondary education, employment and unemployment policy and practice, social welfare policy and others.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Professor Alan France

Reading/Texts

France, A (2016) Understanding Youth in the Global Economic Crisis, Bristol, Policy Press.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

SOCIOL 231: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology and POLITICS 222


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