Contemporary History (2010/2011)

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Course code
Name of lecturer
Maurizio Zangarini
Maurizio Zangarini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. 2A, Sem. 2B

Lesson timetable

Sem. 2A
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 2  
Sem. 2B
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 9:10 AM - 12:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 2  

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, Roma, Carocci 2010.
All students are required to study:
I. Masulli, Welfare State e patto sociale in Europa. Gran Bretagna, Germania, Francia e Italia 1945-1985, Bologna, Clueb 2003.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test.