Poverty, HIV/AIDS and Development PG (8771.4)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Arts and Communications|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Annie MCCARTHY (Ph: +61 2 62015719 ) ON-CAMPUS
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The unit will explore the history of HIV/AIDS epidemic that has infected over 33 million people globally. The unit explores the profound impacts of the HIV/AIDS epidemic for human development, as well as the HIV/AIDS-development nexus more broadly rather than looking at HIV/AID as mere health issue. This nexus will be examined exploring not only how HIV/AIDS has shaped patterns of development but also development in turn shaping the epidemic. The interconnections between poverty, HIV/AIDS and development will be explored examining its impact on individuals, families, communities, and national and regional institutions and development policies. The unit will explore the role of development practice in addressing the disease and its affects, as well as the significance of more recent attempts to securitize the issue of HIV/AIDS, linking it to development agendas.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the developing world;
2. Analyse the impact of HIV/AIDS from a human development perspective;
3. Engage with ongoing debates regarding the interconnections between HIV/AIDS, poverty and development;
4. Understand the nature and significance of the HIV/AIDS-poverty nexus;
5. Understand and assess the potential for development practice to address HIV/AIDS and its effects;
6. Understand the links between HIV/AIDS, security and development, and the significance of recent attempts to securitize the HIV/AIDS epidemic; and
7. Articulate and present critique appropriate for studies at post-graduate level.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 2, 2019
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Semester 2, 2019
Minimum of 3 hours per week online engagement via UC Learn (Canvas).