GSPH 431 Gender and Environmental Health Care


This course introduces students to the construction of gender and sex and gender as a theoretical concept. It also looks at the historical, international, and domestic perspectives of gender, the social structures that affect the development of individual and society’s health, and how gender influences the construction of public health in different societies. The course will provide some understanding into societal patterns of health, disease, and well-being, and the socio-cultural determinants that affect people’s experiences and expectations of health. This course examines some health issues where gender plays an important role: reproductive health, sexual health, health policy etc.