Contemporary History (2008/2009)

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Name of lecturer
Maurizio Zangarini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Sem. 2A dal Feb 23, 2009 al Apr 9, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Sem. 2A
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 2 from Mar 23, 2009  to Apr 9, 2009
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 2 from Mar 23, 2009  to Apr 9, 2009

Learning outcomes

The course aims at giving a basic knowledge of the measures adopted by a number of countries, in the Modern Age up to the last decades, in the fields of assistance, social security, public health, work regulations and, more generally, towards the weakest layers of society.
The course aims at introducing general information apt to give a better understanding of contemporary world.


The course also aims at give the students such instruments for a better evaluation of welfare in contemporary Italy in the light of the past welfare politics in Italy and for a comparison with the same kind of politics as they developed in other European countries.
Lesson will give a general framework of the above mentioned subjects.

Students not attending lessons are required to study:
F. Barbagallo, Storia contemporanea. Dal 1815 a oggi, Nuova edizione aggiornata, Carocci editore 2008

All students are required to study :
F. Conti, G. Silei, Breve storia dello Stato sociale, Milano, Carocci, 20072.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test.