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308.844.98 SS/R: 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: 2013 - 2014
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.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the nature of economic, financial and political crises and the theories that explain each
Analyze the crises' consequences on the health, quality and well-being of the life of populations
Develop possible responses by public authorities to these situations

Methods of Assessment: Class participation (20%); oral group presentation (20%); final paper (15 pages) 60%
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Class Times:
  • Mon 11/25/2013 - Wed 11/27/2013
  • 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: jholzer@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015