Course Details

Course offered Winter 2012

GEOG 331 AD: Global Poverty & Care (SSc)

GEOG 331 AD: Global Poverty & Care (SSc)

SLN 20097 (View UW registration info »)

Victoria Lawson (Geography; Honors Program)
Phone: 206-543-5196

Credits: 5
Limit: 13 students

Honors Credit Type

Students must also register for GEOG 331A lecture (SLN 14087). See Time Schedule for day/time information.


Explores the causes and patterns of global poverty, and the urgent need for studies of care in both academic work and public policy. Considers the possibilities and challenges of caring across distance, and ways to respectfully engage with people in different places.

Please note this class links up with GH 101 ‘Introduction to Global Health: Disparities, Determinants, Policies and Outcomes’. Students are encouraged, but not required, to enroll in both.