- to discuss the concepts of social and youth policy, to analyze youth politics in Russia, and to develop the recommendation for practitioners
- a knowledge of basic theoretical approaches to the social and youth policy analysis
- an experience of critical analysis of empirical and theoretical material on social and youth policy
- ability to plan an own project for youth policy
- Theoretical discussion of the concepts of social policy and youth policyIn this course chapter the students will discuss the main theoretical approach for main concepts of the course: social policy, biopower, citizenship, welfare state, youth, youth politics, youth in risk, vulnerable youth . These concepts are overlapping sometimes, students will understand the differences between them and the main theoretical arguments concerning social and youth policy.
- The analysis of different experiences of youth policy in the international contextThis part of the course is focused on the empirical analysis of youth policy in different national contexts. The conceptualisations and empirical observation of Inclusion, belonging and social/youth policy in global and local perspectives will be analyzed.
- Participation in youth policy debates and practicesIn this topic students will analyze the practice of youth policy in different countries, the challenges and the resource of youth inclusion and societal participation. At the end of this discussion students will create a practical project for work with youth.
- Interim assessment (2 module)0.25 * Exam + 0.25 * Homework 1 + 0.25 * Homework 2 + 0.25 * In-class participation
- Gorur, R., & Te Riele, K. (2015). Interrogating Conceptions of “vulnerable Youth” in Theory, Policy and Practice. Rotterdam: Brill | Sense. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1057258
- Carpenter, S., & Mojab, S. (2017). Youth As/in Crisis : Young People, Public Policy, and the Politics of Learning. Rotterdam: Brill | Sense. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1584313