Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hrs; One two hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Corequisites:|| - |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Knowledge gained from concurrent enrolment in Social Analysis in Health 1|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Key Concepts in Social Health: 505-408 and 505-508|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr James Bradley
Centre for Health and Society
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:||This subject builds on the understandings developed in the Social Analysis in Health 1 subject through engagement with key social science theory (for example feminism, Marxism, post-modernism). We will pay particular attention to the places where social theory has informed or challenged population health practice. For example, we will explore how social and cultural understandings of gender, sexuality, health and illness play a role in the HIV pandemic, and we will consider how the social construction of gender, race and class mediate health outcomes for marginalised populations in our communities. Students will learn how to draw on key theories to better understand and respond to health challenges in economically developing and developed countries.|
|Objectives:||At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to: |
|Prescribed Texts:||Students will have access to electronic copies of relevant readings. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject a student should have: |
Master of Health Social Sciences |
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Social Sciences
Social Health |
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