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Medical Sociology (SOCG226)

Course description

Medical Sociology (also commonly known as the Sociology of Health and Illness) is one of the most important contributions sociology makes to understanding critical social issues prevalent in our society. In this course, we will focus on the social construction of well-being and illness, and the influence of the social on health policies.  We will also look through sociological lens at the dynamics in health-seeking behavior, the doctor-patient relationship, the professionalization of medicine...


Seminar Required

Graded, 1.0 Credit Units

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