Master in Development Studies
Specialisation Social Policy for Development
Are you concerned about poverty, inequality or social exclusion? Do you want to know more about population growth, employment creation, or children and youth in the Global South?
The Major in Social Policy for Development at ISS offers an interdisciplinary approach to analysing these issues in the Global South. Drawing on the strong critical political economy tradition of development studies at ISS, it focuses on the interactions between social policy and contemporary structural changes such as population growth or economic globalisation, and on how social policy can be used as a force for progressive transformation. The Major offers the possibility to specialize in areas of Children and Youth Studies, Population Studies, Poverty Studies, and Work and Employment.
Target audience Specialisation Social Policy for Development
This Major targets professionals working on social policy related themes in international development agencies, national governments, NGOs, trade unions.