Faculty of Arts


SOCSCIPH 300

Current Debates in Health and Health Policy


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for SOCSCIPH 300.

Description

The recent histories of central intellectual debates in health and health policy, and their relevance for and in the New Zealand context, are explored using an interdisciplinary social science approach, including: the "medicalisation" of social issues, the "socialisation" of medical issues, cross-national health policy analysis, defining and measuring health outcomes (accountability and responsibility in health service delivery) and health in a diverse society.

Availability 2018

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Tara Coleman

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

SOCSCIPH 300: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

SOCSCIPH 200

Restrictions

HLTHSOC 300


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