At the end of the course, the students should have acquired knowledge and skills related to the sociological aspects of the topic of caregiving. In particular, they should be able to:
- acquire and understand basic sociological notions and principles of caregiving, starting from contemporary sociological literature,
- acquire and understand some of the main theories and methodological tools of the social sciences with which the topic of caregiving is approached,
- apply the acquired knowledge in reading and interpreting contemporary social phenomena associated with caregiving,
- communicate and discuss sociological issues related to caregiving, in a critical way and with an appropriate academic language, by reading both academic and non-academic sources.