Åldrande och samhälle - mångfald, delaktighet och hälsa (Ageing and Society - Diversity, Participation and Health) 7,5 hpUndervisningen bedrivs på engelska.
Drawing on social gerontology, this course aims to provide a critical understanding of old age. It will examine the position of older people in societies and how age intersects with gender, ethnicity and functionality, creating advantages and disadvantages in welfare areas such as healthcare.
Kursinnehåll- age as a social construction
- cultural representations of age, gender and ethnicity
- ageist attitudes in welfare areas, particularly in healthcare
- disability policy and age
- older people’s rights, agency and participation in areas regarding health and welfare
FörkunskapskravGeneral entry requirements and a degree of at least 180 credits within an education in medicine, nursing or social work (or the equivalent).
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Utbildningsnivå: Avancerad nivå
Kursen ges vid: Hälsohögskolan