380.767.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 1st Term | 3 Credit(s)
T 3:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Stan Becker
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • critique conceptual frameworks
    • prepare and give a presentation to the class
    • write a paper on a topic of choice (optional)
    • discuss the relevant literature in couples and reproductive health
  • Course Description
    Reviews and discusses readings on couples and reproductive health such as: Definitions of couples and of reproductive health; sociological, anthropological and economic perspectives; fertility decision making; critiques of a couple approach from feminists and from those concerned primarily with less stable sexual partnerships for STD/AIDS prevention, and design of couple studies and service delivery interventions.
  • Intended Audience
    JHSPH students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation based on a class presentation and a paper.
  • Prerequisites
    380.600 or 380.755
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

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