153-0442/03 – Social Policy in EU (SPvEU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Public EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantorPhDr. Mgr. Hana Fachinelli, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorPhDr. Mgr. Hana Fachinelli, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year3Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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FAH60 PhDr. Mgr. Hana Fachinelli, Ph.D.
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Part-time Credit 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

• describe the social policy system • outline the basic phases of the social policy development and clarify the factors which led to the changes • explain the basis of disparity in the society, the concept of poverty and approaches to its measurement • analyse approaches of EU member countries and EU to the construction of social policy programmes • distinguish the influence of a member state from the influence of EU authorities on the construction of problems in a given country • compute the subtitence minimum and the amount of living for an idividual, a family • assess a social event and find the solution in the social and healthcare systém

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

Basic principles and mechanisms of functioning of social policy in EU.

Compulsory literature:

BARR, Nicholas. The Economics of the Wefare State. 5th edition. Oxford University press and Standford University Press,2012. ISBN 978-0-19-92981-8. PENNINGS, Frans. European Social Security Law. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2011. pp. 328. ISBN 978-90-4113-867-5.

Recommended literature:

PESTIEAU, P. The Welfare State in the European Union: Economic and Social Perspectives. 184 p. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. PENNINGS, Frans. European Social Security Law. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2011. pp. 328. ISBN 978-90-4113-867-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

control questions

E-learning

Other requirements

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Objective, function, principles and instruments of social policy and its position in economy 2. Genesis of social policy on international scale 3. Disparity, equity and efficiency, concept of povery and methods of its measurement 4. Main principles and instruments for cooperation in social sphere in EU 5. Instruments of social dialogue 6. Strategies of modernisation of social protection in EU countries 7. Approaches to concept of social protection programs in EU member countries 8. Purpose, structure and basic characters of social protection programs - social security (social situations, social benefits, administration of programs, financing) in Czech Republic 9. Cordination of social security in EU countries

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 85  85
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2011/2012 (B6208) Economics and Management (6202R049) Accounting and Taxes (02) Accounting and Taxes K Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R037) Management (02) Management K Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan

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