HLTHSOC 201

Medicine Power and Politics


Description

Introduces a critical social science approach to the study of health and globalisation, tracing historical genealogies from colonial hygiene movements, to international public health in the development sector, through to contemporary global health institutions and their governance structures. Current issues and case studies in health and development including the roles of NGOs, participatory approaches, and human rights frameworks.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for HLTHSOC 201

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2023

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Susanna Trnka
Lecturer(s)  Pauline Herbst

Points

HLTHSOC 201: 15 points

Prerequisites

HLTHSOC 100 

Restrictions

ANTHRO 366