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HSH724 - Local Action for Healthy Cities and Communities

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Enrolment modes:(X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

E de Leeuw (G)

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Content

This unit will investigate cities from an ecological public health perspective. The unit is concerned with parallel histories of the health of people and their urban environments. The unit will provide students with an understanding of the changing views about people, ecology, politics, cities and health, in different times and places. Topics to be addressed include environments and health, social ecology of cities, urban transformation - impact of globalisation on urban design and community life, participation and empowerment, local expressions of grassroots advocacy around health and wellbeing, WHO Healthy Cities and Urban Governance, government policies and programs impacting on cities and municipalities and monitoring and evaluation - social indicators.

Assessment

Discussion paper (2000 words) 40%, strategic plan (3000 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$969$969$969$2264$2672

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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