Faculty of Arts


Political Theory, Public Policy and Health

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for POLITICS 741.


Considers the intersection between theory, policy and problems in health. Topics include: defining health and its value; the role of government and markets in providing health care; allocating resources in a government health system; justice, inequalities and health; coercion to control the spread of disease, whether caused by pathogens (eg, pandemic influenza) or lifestyle.

NB: enrolment is limited to 25 students, with selection criteria as follows: 1) admission to a postgraduate programme in Political Studies; 2) results in previous tertiary study in relevant subjects.

Availability 2012

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Martin Wilkinson


POLITICS 741: 15.0 points

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