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HLTH 101 Lecture Notes - Redistribution Of Income And Wealth, Thesis Statement, Penelakut Island

Health Studies
Course Code
HLTH 101
Elaine Power

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Health 101: The Social Determinants of Health9/10/2012 8:23:00 AM
-Tutorials every other week
-10% deduction per day on late assignments
Contact: Elaine Power (
Office hours: KHS 301G
-Monday 10-11, or email to set up appointment (HLTH 101 in subject line)
Course pack of readings: campus bookstore $20
-As Long as the Rivers Flow $19
Tutorial #1: Intros, Code of Conduct, Review of ICE and ICE quiz
Tutorial #2: Small group discussion of As Long as the Rivers Flow
Tutorial #3: Review of common writing problems in book review (led by TA)
Tutorial #4: Debate: Be it resolved that it is time to close Canada’s food banks
Tutorial #5: Small group discussion
-As Long as the Rivers Flow book review
-Version 1, due in class Sept 27th (10%)
-Version 2, due in tutorial #5 (November) (25%)
-Tutorial #1, mini-quiz on ice (4%)
-Tutorial #4, debate participation (2%) + written debate notes (4%)
-Letter to Harper, due November 26th (10%)
-Weekly mini-quizzes on Moodle (5%)
-Final exam (40%)
Book Review:
** Class on 17 Sept will include information about what is expected for your book review.**
You will also be discussing the novel in tutorial #2 and your TA will review common writing
mistakes in tutorial #3.
Version 1 due in class Thursday 27 Sept 2012, 1000 words maximum, 10% of final mark
In version #1, you will be expected to focus on the content of the novel.

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Version 2 due in tutorial #5, 1250 words maximum, 25% of final mark
In version #2, you will be expected to make connections to the course material.
For tips on how to write a book review, consult one or more of the following websites:

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Readings 9/10/2012 8:23:00 AM
Week 1
• 10 Sept: Introduction to the class
• Picard, A. (2004, 30 September). Bring on the duelling top-10s: Two lists
not to die for. The Globe and Mail.
• Bezruchka, S. (2012, 7 August). If there were a health Olympics, the U.S.
wouldn't even medal, The Seattle Times.
• Video: Introduction to Unnatural Causes.
• 11 Sept: Sociological approaches to social issues, or the problem with
The ICE Model - what it is and an application
• Johnson, A. G. (2008). The Forest and the Trees: Sociology as Life,
Practice, and Promise. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. P1-36.
• The ICE Method of Assessment and Learning
Freeman, A. (2005, August 12). Easy riders bear high cost of feeling wind
in their hair. The Globe and Mail, p. A3.
• 13 Sept: What is health? How is health experienced? How is it
measured? lay understandings of health, Aboriginal understandings of health
Week 2
• 17 Sept: Writing a book review & introducing key concepts for social
determinants of health
How to Write a Book Review
Public Health Agency of Canada, Determinants of Health,
Strategic Initiatives and Innovations Directorate. (2011). Reducing Health
Inequalities: A Challenge for Our Times. Ottawa: Public Health Agency of
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