Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours over 4 days (6 hours per day) |
Total Time Commitment: Students will be expected to undertake additional tasks, reading and preparation equivalent with the total time commitment of 96 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorProf Jane R.W. Fisher
Key Centre for Women's Health in Society
Telephone: +61 3 8344 0717
Email: enquiries-kcwhs@ unimelb.edu.au
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||Developing and newly-industrialised countries experience wide variation in terms of history, politics, demographic transition, development and epidemiology. This subject situates women and their health in a dynamic context of development, globalization and change. It examines key health issues, primarily for women in the Region, but also in other international contexts, and explores factors which impact on health and illness through the lifespan. Gender and rights provide frameworks for analysis. |
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
One in-class presentation of 20 mins (20%); written paper of 1000 words (20%), due mid-semester; and one 3,000 word essay (60%) due at the end of the 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 Environment |
Master of Environment
Postgraduate Certificate in Environment
Postgraduate Diploma in Environment
Gender Studies |
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