SOC360 : Sociology of Health, Illness, and Healthcare

This course is designed to examine the U.S. health care system from a critical perspective. It will consider the system in comparison with developed and developing countries, the culture and practice of medicine, inequalities in the U.S. and global health contexts, and alternatives. The course will address the social meanings of health, illness, mental health and will give attention differences between health care and sick care.



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Semester Offered

Spring (odd)

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