SOCIAL POLICY FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

SWP5SPD

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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

The focus of this unit is social policy relating to older persons in the social development context. Subject material includes a review of the demographic profiles of selected countries with significantly ageing populations, and the policy frameworks developed to meet this phenomenon. Policies are compared and contrasted based on different cultures to identify core issues of need. These are then discussed against international benchmarks on ageing policies.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

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Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offer is conditional on sufficient enrolments

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