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PGHAS07 Poverty in the world: Hunger, inequalities and action 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Public and Global Health
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, the students will
- be able to appraise the key economic theories and ideologies in relation to poverty
- be able to analyze different levels of poverty
- have skills to critically assess major politics and key policies related to poverty that have global relevance
- comprehend main conditions (e.g. crises, conflicts, and risks,) that shape the nature of poverty
- be able to argue how poverty is linked to health and education
- identify how poverty can be measured and documented
- be able to write a critical and well-focused essay on poverty

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Mikko Perkiö, Teacher responsible


18-Sep-2018 – 21-Oct-2018
Tue 18-Sep-2018 at 10-12, F211AB
Thu 20-Sep-2018 at 10-12, F213
Tue 25-Sep-2018 at 10-12, F211AB
Thu 27-Sep-2018 at 10-12, F213
Tue 2-Oct-2018 at 10-12, F212
Tue 9-Oct-2018 at 10-12, A308
Thu 11-Oct-2018 at 10-12, F213
Wed 10-Oct-2018 at 16-17.30, Arvo F212, Start at 16.00.
Seminars group I (Linna)
Thu 11-Oct-2018 at 12.30-14.00, Linna K109, Note! Start at 12.30 sharp!
Thu 18-Oct-2018 at 10-12, Linna K109
Seminars group II (Arvo)
Mon 8-Oct-2018 at 15-17, Arvo F215, Note! Change of time!
Thu 18-Oct-2018 at 13-15, Arvo F215
Seminars group III (Arvo)
Wed 10-Oct-2018 at 12-14, B342
Wed 17-Oct-2018 at 12-14, F211AB