Biological, cultural, behavioral, and social arenas of human development throughout the human life span, with emphasis on the comparison of socially constructed age groups. Examination of age groups in terms of their unique ethical values and challenges, as well as the social dilemmas caused by the extension of life expectancy.
Explores the history of human rights and conceptions of human rights in different historical contexts. Considers a range of social movements, including environmental, civil rights, women's rights, and sexual liberation movements.
Nutrition problems of developing countries. Strong focus on ethical and political issues relevant to formulation of nutrition policy and programs in developing countries.
This course introduces ethical and human rights concepts in Global Health and current issues in health ethics. Explores how to understand and engage in ethical health service, intervention, research and education.
Professor Sumedha Ariely, who teaches this course, says "I have always been interested in cultural belief systems, and how that relates to human action and behavior."
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Brief history of hospice movement in US and Russia. Examine key moments in end of life issues in each country; focus on social attitudes to death and dying and their effects on end of life care. Sources include memoirs, fiction, theoretical works, and policy documents.
This course will build advanced language skills while exploring issues in global migration and resettlement.
In this course, students will study the understanding of good, evil, and the moral life in Judaism, and acquire a familiarity with the general Jewish approach to ethics from antiquity to modern times.
An introduction to ethics in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, addressing moral and ethical dilemmas within the varied sources of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, the diversity of views and opinions within the text, and passages often regarded as problematic for modern readers.