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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Classroom
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week |
Total Time Commitment: In addition to the stated contact hours, students are expected to spend at least 3 hours of study for each hour of contact
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Key Centre for Women's Health in Society
School of Population Health
This subject examines the way Gender and Health, and particularly Women's Health have been examined within and across the disciplinary fields of Public Health, Biomedicine, Epidemiology, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology. We will examine the key feminist, socio-cultural, psychological and psychoanalytic discourses and ideas that have informed our understanding of gender and health, focusing on the on sex/gender, human rights and power. The course will also examine the critical contribution of first, second and third wave feminism to the fields of Women's Health, Men's Health and Gender and Health.
By the end of the semester students will be expected to:
|Assessment:||Reading journal (critical comment on prescribed reading material for each week) total of 1000 words submitted twice during semester (20%); class presentation (20%) and written assignment of 2500 words (60%) due end of semester.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Selected readings will be available.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
|Notes:||This subject is a Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health. |
Master of Development Studies (Gender & Development) |
Master of Public Health
Gender Studies |
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