224.860.01 SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS PROGRAM SEMINAR I:APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE & GLOBAL HEALTH
Students read the book "Global Health: Why Cultural Perceptions, Social Representations, and Biopolitics Matter" by Mark Nichter. This book serves as a starting point for a series of discussions on why a thorough understanding of the cultural, social and economic context is important in global public health practice, and the role of applied social science theory and methods in shaping and evaluating social and behavioral interventions.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Gain an appreciation for current themes in applied social science and global health
- Monday 12:00 - 1:20