SOC 635W (01) - Medical Sociology

Medical Sociology

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Sociology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 52248
Health and Illness are considered as a sociocultural phenomenon. Meanings are attached to health and illness as they are influenced by our social values and our cultural beliefs, which to a large degree are influenced by available medical technologies. People's experiences of health and illness are shaped by a range of social factors (e.g., race, class, gender) and follow clear patterns of social inequality. A critical approach is taken to examine topics such as the social determinants of health, illness and healthcare; the social construction of illness; the medicalization of society; and the social organization of health care.
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Equivalent(s): SOC 635
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Nena Stracuzzi

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm MCC 245
Final Exam 5/10/2024 5/10/2024 F 3:30pm - 5:30pm MCC 245
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Booklist

Book Details
SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH+ILLNESS (10TH 19)
by CONRAD
Required
ISBN
978154432624 5
PUBLISHER
SAGE
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