Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 262

Social Welfare in New Zealand, 1840-2000


Description

Investigates the changing nature of social welfare, both state and voluntary, in New Zealand society from 1840 to 2000. It addresses reasons why certain concerns were at the forefront of public and political attention at different times. The course examines assumptions about women and Māori as well as unemployed, poor and sick people that underlay welfare provision through time.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Linda Bryder

Points

HISTORY 262: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in History, or 15 points at Stage I in History and either ASIAN 100 or MĀORI 130

Restrictions

HISTORY 362, SOCIOL 317


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