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Health, Illness and Medicine in Social Context

SOC 2130 S01 [CRN: 25512]

The influence of social and economic factors on the development of concepts of health and illness, on the cause and distribution of disease, and on responses to disease. Lay-professional disputes over disease identification and intervention. Implications of medicalization (the expanding social jurisdiction of medicine). The importance of the health care system in American society. Selected issues in recent health policy.
Term
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
40
Primary Instructor
Meetings
09:00 am - 12:00 am Fri - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
02 (May 9, 2014 2:00pm)