Courses Details

HBEHED614: Women's Health and the Timing of Reproduction

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3-4 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Geronimus, Arline T
  • Offered every other year
  • Not offered 2018-2019
  • Prerequisites: Perm. Instr.
  • Description: Applies a systems perspective to examine the personal, social, and cultural factors that influence the age at which women initiate childbearing and the implications of these factors for the health of women and infants. Topics include teenage childbearing, Black American fertility patterns, infant mortality, ethnographic and other research methods, and related policy issues. Reviews current, historical, and cross-cultural examples. Students apply course concepts and methodologies to specific research and policy questions.