Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 725 A & B

Health, Medicine and Society


Description

Health and medicine within the context of the society of which they are part, with a special emphasis on New Zealand from 1840 to the present day. Various public health topics will be investigated including mental health, infant health and maternity, sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis and the politics of health care.

As part of the coursework, students will be carrying out a case study of their choice based on primary sources to explore an aspect of the history of health and medicine.

To complete this course students must enrol in HISTORY 725 A and B

Assessment

Coursework only

Availability 2020

Not taught in 2020

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Linda Bryder

Points

HISTORY 725A: 15.0 points

HISTORY 725B: 15.0 points

Restrictions

HISTORY 702


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