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Globalization, Poverty and International Social Work

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: SW2277

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

The focus of the course is development of the global society, social structures, economic patterns and international migration. It discusses conflicts and tensions related to increasing globalization. The development of poverty and other indicators of social dysfunction are analysed. Different levels of society concerning various types of social actions are considered. The course also discusses how increased global interaction leads to new global patterns of social problems.

Course Syllabus


Tuition Fee

Please contact the department.
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Viktoria Jendmyr


Department of Social Work
Box 720
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Sprängkullsgatan 25

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