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 will be able to:
Identify the multiple mechanisms by which the family, neighborhood/community, and national context adversely impacts womens health in developing countries
Explain disparities in men’s and women’s health from a multidisciplinary perspective (sociology, economics, and international development)
- Monday 8:00 - 10:50