Jul 20, 2019  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 319 - Sociology of Health and Illness

1 semester, 3 Credits

Explores the social aspects of health and illness, the relationship of illness to the organization of society, and the organization of medical care — the distribution of correlates of mortality and morbidity, attitudes toward illness, the sick role, the organization of therapeutic settings, the economics and politics. Health delivery systems are evaluated cross-culturally and proposals for change in the American health system are critiqued. Same as HPM 319.

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