Social development 454

Module code MWT 454
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection
Overview of the context and nature of social welfare and social services in South Africa; practice realities and challenges; importance of partnerships. Emergence of social development against the background of socio-economic and political influences from a global, regional and national perspective. Social justice and change of structural forces of oppression, exclusion and disempowerment through social development. Impact of political economy and environmental challenges on social and funding policies, social development and social services. Relation between social and economic development.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites MWT 310, 311, 321, MWP 361 +DS
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Social Work and Criminology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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