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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 882
Title International Perspectives in Social Welfare
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites SWK703 or permission of Instructor and MSW Program Coordinator


This course examines social welfare issues in a global context. Topics include poverty, inequality, human rights, the oppression of women and girls, welfare state alternatives, migration, international institutions, and the debate over globalization. The experiences of rich, middle-income, and poor countries will be explored.

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