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PA 528 Politics of Poverty, Inequality, and Health Policy

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Distance Learning Options:

Surveys the political and social forces that shape healthcare policy within the context of poverty, inequality, as well as related public policies in the United States. Building on foundational knowledge of the policymaking process with a focus on factors and policies that influence health equity and disparities in the United States, students will learn concepts and frameworks important to contemporary debates in public policy and social policy with particular focus on healthcare as well as providing students with skills to understand inequity within healthcare and related social programs in the United States. Same as HA 528