380.668.01 INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON WOMEN, GENDER, AND HEALTH
Examines the ways by which the study of gender informs the study of health in the developing world with a focus on women's health issues. Explores the ways in which gender and sex help us to understand women's health and explain societal patterns of health, disease and well-being. Topics include both reproductive and nonreproductive health issues including mental health and physical health.
Upon successfully completing this course, students should be able to identify the multiple mechanisms by which the family, neighborhood/community, and national context adversely impacts women's health in developing countries.
After completing this course, students should be able to explain disparities in men’s and women’s health from a multidisciplinary perspective (sociology, economics, and international development).
- Monday 8:00 - 10:50