Management of Social Change

Major: Social work
Code of subject: 8.231.00.M.016
Credits: 3.00
Department: Sociology and Social Work
Lecturer: Shkoliar Mariana, PhD
Semester: 2 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Learning outcomes: • understanding the conceptual significance of the principles, methods, means of health care in research and practical activities in social work; • ability to identify, access, analyze and combine information from various sources, documents, texts, research results, as well as directly clients of social work (as the best experts in their own situation) to consider relevant tasks; • program development and management - understanding and ability to apply in practice the principles of joint research in social work, social sciences and humanities .; • initiate innovative complex projects, exercise leadership, demonstrate full autonomy in their implementation and bear social responsibility for the results of strategic decisions.
Required prior and related subjects: рrerequisites •Analytical and numerical methods of research of social problems •Research seminar in the field of sociology and social work сo-requisites •Research on the topic of dissertation •Publication and testing of research results
Summary of the subject: Conceptualization of "social change" сoncept. Factors and mechanisms of social change. Theoretical and methodological principles of the study of social change in modern society. Classical sociological approaches to the study of social change: social evolutionism and neoevolutionism; cyclical theories of social change; functional and conflictological paradigms in interpreting the nature of social change; theories of modernization and convergence. Social changes in the focus of modern sociological discourse. Neomodernization and globalization processes of the modern world. Activity-structural concepts of social change. Methodology of historical sociology in the study of social dynamics.
Assessment methods and criteria: • oral interviews, participation in discussions and interactive exercises, presentation of the study projects (40%) • final control (verification event, exam), written form (60%)
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