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Theories of Social Exclusion

Code 13377
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Sociology
Entry requirements Not applicable.
Mode of delivery Face-to-face.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes Provide students with updated and in-depth knowledge on the issues of inequality, poverty and social exclusion. Understand and master the theories. Identify problems, policies, practices and protagonists. Develop critical analysis skills. Develop thinking autonomy and argumentative skills

Syllabus 1 - Inequality, poverty and social exclusion
2 - Theories of Social Exclusion
3 - Between the socioeconomic perspective and the culturalist view
4 - Specific groups and specific problems
5 - Social policies and intervention against poverty and social exclusion

Main Bibliography ALMEIDA, João Ferreira de et al (1992), Exclusão Social – Factores e Tipos de Pobreza em Portugal, Oeiras, Celta Editora
CAPUCHA, Luís (2005), Desafios da Pobreza, Oeiras, Celta Editora
CLAVEL, Gilbert (2004), A Sociedade da exclusão – Compreendê-la para dela sair, Porto, Porto Editora
COSTA, Alfredo Bruto da (coord.) (2008), Um Olhar sobre a Pobreza – Vulnerabilidade e Exclusão Social no Portugal Contemporâneo, Lisboa, Gradiva
EAPN e outros (2015), Erradicar a Pobreza: Compromisso para uma Estratégia Nacional, Porto, EAPN.
MONTEIRO, Alcides A. (2019), Compreender a Exclusão Social, Lisboa, Mundos Sociais
RODRIGUES, Carlos Farinha, e outros (coords.) (2016), Desigualdade do Rendimento e Pobreza em Portugal, 2009-2014, Lisboa, FFMS.
XIBERRAS, Martine (1996), As Teorias da Exclusão – para uma construção do imaginário do desvio, Lisboa, Piaget
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The evaluation system is ruled by a “continuous assessment” logic, comprising three criteria:
? A group assessment with a weighting of 45%;
? An individual assessment, with a weighting of 45%.
? Active participation in classes, including dimensions such as participation in debates and contribution to the discussion of topics, with a weight of 10%.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-01-17

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