Health and policy in the welfare state (7.5 ECTS)
This course "Health and policy in the welfare state" (PH008F1) introduces welfare research and adopts a historical and comparative perspective based on different countries and different welfare models.
Autumn 2022, period B (September, 29th - October, 28th)
PH008F1 Kursplan (på svenska, juridiskt dokument)
The course introduces welfare research and adopts a historical and comparative perspective based on different countries and different welfare models. It addresses how the welfare state’s institutional characteristics and programmes can affect stratification processes and health – for example by policies that may affect the social determinants of health such as impact on gender differences, redistribution of resources, and poverty risks. The course further covers neoliberal influences on public health and welfare policies, and some of its consequences, since the 1990s such as: marketisation of health and welfare systems through privatisation and de-regulation, shifts towards conditioning and activation policies, governance, individualisation of health, and responsibilisation.
PH008F1 Course description, Autumn term 2022 (241 Kb)
Course Literature PH008F1 Autumn 2022 (195 Kb)
This course is offered in collaboration with the Master’s programme in public health sciences: Societal and individual perspectives. The teaching occasions are to be attended jointly with the master students. You will find more information in the PH008F1 Education plan. All registered students will get access to the schedule and course material in Athena.
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Last updated: September 7, 2022
Source: Department of Public Health Sciences