Selected Discourses of Social Work (ILV)

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Course numberM3.0607.30.060
Course code
Curriculum2017
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW2,0
ECTS credits2,0
Language of instruction German

Students develop a general understanding of social discourses and their dynamics. They realise how different ranges of topics (e.g. aid, punishment, work, poverty, healing, order, freedom) undergo a recurrent social thematisation and problematisation. They can relate these topics to discourses of Social Work and understand how these topics are reflected in current theories of Social Work.

Completion of the course "Current Theory Discourses of Social Work"

In the course, a general understanding of discourses and their dynamics is developed. Current social discourses are exemplarily taken up and related to current discourses and theories of Social Work.

Foucault, Michel (2000). Die Ordnung des Diskurses (7th edition). Frankfurt am Main: Fischer-Taschenbuch-Verlag.
Winkler, Michael (1988). Eine Theorie der Sozialpädagogik. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta.
Winkler, Michael (1995). Bemerkungen zur Theorie der Sozialpädagogik. In: Sünker, Heinz (Hrsg.). Theorie, Politik und Praxis Sozialer Arbeit. Einführungen in Diskurse und Handlungsfelder der Sozialarbeit und Sozialpädagogik. Bielefeld: USP International, 102-119.

Corresponding to the didactical concept of the lecturer, lecture, group work and moderated group work.