Political Science (POLI) - Strange Bedfellows: Politics and Healthcare

POLI 3046  Strange Bedfellows: Politics and Healthcare


POLI 1006 or registered in the BScN program.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course examines the political evolution and origins of ""health"" and ""healthcare."" Healthcare systems and policies are considered in the context of the modern state and corresponding ways that healthcare is politically financed and delivered. Students engage critical, comparative and philosophical approaches to questions of human health in Canada and around the world. The proliferation and safety of new drugs, controversies around new categories of diagnosis, and the growing influence of biotechnology are among the issues explored.

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