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 from 1840 to 2000. It addresses reasons why certain concerns were at the forefront of public and political attention at different times, and the ongoing debates between community and individual responsibility for maintaining wellbeing. Current political and social policy debates will be viewed in an historical context.

Availability 2016

Not offered in 2016; planned for 2017 and 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Linda Bryder

Points

HISTORY 262: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in History or Social Science for Public Health, or 15 points at Stage I in History and either ASIAN 100 or MĀORI 130

Restrictions

HISTORY 362


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