Topics in Population, Health, and Policy


Substantive findings and policies/policy debates around selected topics in the field of population and health in industrialized and developing societies. Demographic models used to examine selected current population and health topics through framing, defining and evaluating key concepts. Topics include: end of population growth; relations between population, development and environment; health of populations; population aging; potentials for mortality increases; HIV/AIDS epidemic and resurgence of infectious diseases. Readings from disciplines of demography, sociology and public health. Topics Course. Instructor: Merli
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • GLHLTH 550
  • PUBPOL 633
Typically Offered
Fall Only