Introduces the study of population (demography), human fertility, mortality, and migration. Focus on the U.S., Hawai‘i, and the Asia-Pacific region.
Topics such as contemporary issues in global health and population studies, international health programs, demographic methods, global economy and health, human right and humanitarian assistance, social justice, global environmental changes and health. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as PH 652)
Statistical evaluation and analysis of population data; data sources; population growth; composition; standardization of rates; mortality and the life table; nuptiality and fertility; distribution, migration, urbanization; projections and stable population theory. (Cross-listed as PH 659 and SOC 659)
Provides knowledge, skills, attitudes and resources that health managers require to manage and maintain the quality of partnerships, facilities, programs, community services, people, drugs, and information in limited resources settings. PH majors only. A-F only. (Cross-listed as PH 677)
Health Emergencies in Large Populations is run by the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance and the Red Cross. It provides knowledge, practical skills, and networking for global health practitioners. A-F only. (Cross-listed as PH 680)
Addresses critical, contemporary, and transnational issues best addressed by cooperative international action. Health issues are examined in the context of intersecting effects of limited resources, socioeconomics, politics, and environmental change. A-F only. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as PH 690)
Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent of program director or instructor.
Discusses the major perspectives on family and gender relations and examines related empirical research. Emphasis is on the cross-cultural comparisons across the U.S. and Asia in the context of globalizing economies and cultures. A-F only. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as SOC 719)