3 Units

This course aims at analyzing economic insecurity from a global perspective and introducing social security as a societal measure to combat economic insecurity. Specifically, this course will examine the sources of economic insecurity of the individual and the relationship between globalization and economic insecurity. It will also discuss the philosophy, development, characteristics and functions of different types of social security measures in different countries and analyze current debates on the future development of social security in national and cross-national perspective.