POVERTY: A GLOBAL, COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
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POVERTY: A GLOBAL, COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

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Estudiantes de grado, tanto estudiantes regulares de la UCC como estudiantes internacionales de programas no formales. El programa se dicta en inglés en el marco de las actividades desarrolladas por la Casa de la Mateada de Loyola Marymount University. El costo laboral de los docentes está a cargo de mencionada institución.

DESCRIPCIÓN

This class examines paradigms, definitions, academic studies, governmental policies and measuring techniques related to poverty from different times and different countries in Europe, Asia, the U.S., and Latin America. These are critically assessed in class debates as well as student reflections and observations about their perceptions of poverty in Córdoba.

Inicio

06/03/2017

DuraciÓn

3 meses.

Objetivos

Upon successful completion of the course students will:

» Be able to distinguish and critically weight different approaches to poverty understanding the roots of each definition.

» Know and be able to use an academic toolbox to address poverty.

» Understand the different techniques to measure poverty and its consequences.

» Have an overview of the main social policies and welfare programs, being able to critically evaluate its performances.

» Distinguish the different conceptualizations of poverty present in Europe, China, India, Latin America and the United States, as well as the one of the United Nations System.

» Combine scientific approaches to poverty with the reflection and engagement in the spirit of the Ignatian tradition.

» Have had a direct experience of how is really like to live in poverty.

» Be more sensible to the plight of the poor.

Contenido

I. Course Description
This class examines paradigms, definitions, academic studies, governmental policies and measuring techniques related to poverty from different times abd different countries in Europe, Asia, the U.S., and Latin America. These are critically assessed in class debates as well as student reflections and observations about their persceptions of poverty in Córdoba.

II. Course Objetive and Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will:
-Be able to distinguish and critically weight different approaches to poverty understanding the roots of each definition.
-Know and be able to use an academic toolbox to address poverty.
-Understand the different techniques to measure poverty and its consequences.
-Have an overview of the main social policies and wel fare programs, being able to critically evaluate its performances.
-Distinguish the different conceptualizations of poverty present in Europe, China, India, Latin America and the United States.
-Combine scientific approaches to poverty with the reflection and engagement in the spirit og the Ignatian tradition.
-Have had a direct experience of how is really like to live in poverty.
-Be more sensible to the plight of the poor.

Precio

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Lugar

Sede Trejo - Aula a confirmar.


Docentes

Master Maldonado, Martin Alejandro (Disertante )





Informes

Fundación Jean Sonet - info@fjs.ucc.edu.ar (0351) 4938000 Int. 183/184/186 (de 8 a 16h)






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