Culture & Politics of Health Development (DVST6906)


This unit of study provides an integrated and interpretive approach to understanding the culture and politics of health development in middle and low-income countries. The structures and processes that inform the politics and culture of health development are global, regional and local, and encompass and operate at different social and institutional levels in diverse settings. The articulation of these will be studied, along with the processes and transitions to local worlds that unfold in embedded cultural and social contexts.

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1x2-hr seminar/week


500wd research essay proposal (10%) and 3500wd research essay (65%) and 500wd class presentation (15%) and facilitation in class (10%)

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