224.860.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 1 Credit(s)
M 12:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Peter Winch
    Steve Harvey
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  • Course Description
    Students read the book "Global Health: Why Cultural Perceptions, Social Representations, and Biopolitics Matter" by Mark Nichter. This book serves as a starting point for a series of discussions on why a thorough understanding of the cultural, social and economic context is important in global public health practice, and the role of applied social science theory and methods in shaping and evaluating social and behavioral interventions.
  • Intended Audience
    SBI MSPH and SBI PhD students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Completion of assigned readings and class participation
  • Course Schedule

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