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Filiz Garip, Changing Dynamics of Mexico-U.S. Migration

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Seminar on Health and Poverty

HBHE 693

3 credit hours, offered annually

Explores the impact of poverty on health and its interrelationship with racial inequality in the United States. Topics discussed include different conceptualizations of and perspectives on the relationship of poverty to health, issues in child and family health, in urban and rural poverty and health, and issues relevant to improving health services and health policy targeted at socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. Particular attention is paid to how ideologies and research methods affect interpretations of the relationship of health and poverty and to the development and health impact of new welfare laws and other targeted policies.

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