Faculty of Arts


SOCSCIPH 300

Current Debates in Health and Health Policy


Description

The recent histories of central intellectual debates in health and health policy and their relevance for and in the New Zealand context, including: the "medicalisation" of social issues, the "socialisation" of medical issues, cross-national health policy analysis, the rationing of health resources (global and local perspectives), defining and measuring health outcomes (accountability and responsibility in health service delivery), health service management (medics or managers) and health in a diverse society.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

SOCSCIPH 300: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

HLTHSOC 200 or SOCSCIPH 200, or 120 points passed

Restrictions

HLTHSOC 300


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