Global Health Ethics: Policy Choice as Value Conflict


The primary foci of this course are: the ethics of engagement with marginalized/stigmatized populations; understanding the influence of power dynamics; and understanding the ways in which policies create structures that limit abilities. Students explore the roots of their personal value systems and those of others, in an effort to understand causes of conflict and ethical missteps in global health engagement. Involves reading texts and coming to class ready to engage in conversations and activities related to the learning objectives. Weekly 5-question quizzes help to ensure that students come to class prepared to engage with the material.

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Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ICS 397
  • PUBPOL 330
  • RIGHTS 330
Typically Offered
Fall Only