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Homelessness - YMN122
Title: Bezdomoví a bezdomovectví: otázky, témata, řešení
Guaranteed by: Programme Civil Society Studies (24-KSOS)
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Actual: from 2015
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/24, MC [HS]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (18)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: cancelled
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: combined
Teaching methods: combined
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Ing. Libor Prudký, Ph.D.
Interchangeability : YMN00OSEU
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Annotation -
Last update: FEJFAPET (16.02.2015)
Loss of identity and homelessness: issues, challenges, solutions Goal: To introduce students  to the issue of homelessness and the loss of identity, relations and foundations (generally, in theory, the practical consequences, sources and causes);  to the concept of a comprehensive process of homelessness in the Czech and international contexts;  to defining the structure, relationships, and the effects on homelessness;  to the possibilities and the needs of the solution;  to the equipment and the need for social services these services;  to the social services and the need for these services, the need for legislative changes and funding;  to the possibilities of the solution in the national, regional and municipal level;  to the procedures of formation and development of services associated;  to homelessness, with the concept of working with homeless people by the year 2020 in the Czech Republic;  to the results of the National Consensus Conference on homelessness, and the applications of these results in the context of social inclusion, social housing, social services and the development of the concept of social workers. At the conclusion of the course the graduates should stop teaching successful vindication of seminar work on a topic relating to homelessness in the "range" of their scope. It means to give graduates of the basis for the possibility of a professional approach to tackling homelessness in their scope or in cooperation with other actors.
Syllabus -
Last update: FEJFAPET (15.01.2015)

Main themes of seminars and excercises:

  1. Impact of various cultures on the development of free citizenship in the ancient Europe
  2. Impact of Christianity and churche reforms on the development of free citizenship in the medieval Europe and their lasting effects
  3. Europe as an area of conflicting development from serfdom to modern citizenship
  4. Reasons and consequences of revolution events from the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries on establishment and development of the modern civil society
  5. Civil society during the 19th century and its degeneration into collectivistic, corporative or nationalistic socio-political orders during the first half of the 20th century
  6. Restoration versus suppression of the basic principles of democracy, human and minority rights protection and functioning civil society in Europe and USA during the second half of the 20th century (imacts of the wars and ideologies competion - division of Europe and the Cold War )
  7. Process of the European Integration (from Council of Europe to the European Union) in relation to the development of the civil society
  8. Institutions and functioning of the contemporary EU - policies and tools supporting the active citizenship in the EU
  9. Conception of the civil society in the western Europe and USA - impact on the develpment of the modern civil society in the Central and Eastern Europe 
  10. Role of the international organizations in the development of democracy and civil society on the globaí level (UMO, OECD, UNESCO, UNICEF WHO, World Bank)
  11. Importance of the support to the democracy and civil society development from governmental agencies (USAID, USIG, British Council and others)
  12. Civil society organizations on the international level (Amnesty International, Transparency International, International Federation for Human Rights, CIVICUS  and others)
  13. Civil society in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in the world: current challenges and risks
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