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308.605.98 THE IMPACT OF THE FINANCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CRISES ON HEALTH, QUALITY OF LIFE AND WELL-BEING OF POPULATIONS

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Judy Holzer
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:
Description:

Analyzes the causes of the current worldwide crises, both in developed and developing countries, with a special emphasis on the United States, Canada and Europe. Focuses on the consequences of those crises on health and social policies that affect the quality of life, the well-being and the health of populations. Considers these issues from the political economy, social policy and health policy perspectives.

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Methods of Assessment: Class participation (20%); oral group presentation (20%); final paper (15 pages) 60%
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Class Times:
  • Mon 11/24/2014 - Wed 11/26/2014
  • Monday 8:30 - 6:00
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 6:00
  • Wednesday 8:30 - 6:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Undergraduate Students are not permitted in this section
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Full-time JHSPH students must obtain permission from Pamela Davis or Judy Holzer prior to registering.

For consent, contact: Judith.Holzer@jhu.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015