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U.S. WELFARE STATE IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectPolitical Science
American Studies
Number & Suffix: 157 A
Full UC Title: U.S. WELFARE STATE IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD 
Transcript Title: US WELFARE STATE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The main focus of this course is to give an in-depth analysis of the United States’ health care system within the welfare state, and highlight the process of issue framing and discourse analysis in relation to the development of health care reform. The course links the challenges facing the American welfare state with international norms related to global health and the advancement of human rights, highlighting the concept of the “globalized world.” By first examining the broader international ideas and ideals underpinning welfare states, the course looks at the development and problematization of welfare and health care in the US. This includes the political, racial, and rights-related movements to advance health care. Welfare state studies also have a focus on language, and the discursive devices and framing of issues to the broader public. Students are able to gain a better understanding of discourse analysis, issue framing, and the link between global, institutional norms and domestic welfare policy in the US. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: WELFARE STATE IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD 
Partner University Department: John F. Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien 
Partner University Course Number: 32502