This course introduces you to the Australian social policy and legal landscape and how social work services and practice is shaped within this context. Social policy impacts on the welfare of a nation’s citizens, through mechanisms for distributing society’s resources. Social policy is underpinned by values, driven by political objectives and maintained by discursive practices. This course will provide a critical theoretical framework for evaluating historical and recent trends in social policy and its impact on people from various population groups.
- SWK700 and enrolled in any PGRD Program
- Semester of offer*:
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
- Student contribution band:
- Band 1
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- Behavioural Science, Social Studies:
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.
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