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Sociology of Health and Health Care

This course addresses the key theoretical debates in the sociology of health, illness and health care literatures. Topics covered could include: the social determinants of health, the social construction and experience of illness, the social organization of health care, the social dynamics of the health care division of labour, the role of the state, and comparative health issues.

SOCIOL 719

Sociology of Health and Health Care

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Offered?: Yes

This course addresses the key theoretical debates in the sociology of health, illness and health care literatures. Topics covered could include: the social determinants of health, the social construction and experience of illness, the social organization of health care, the social dynamics of the health care division of labour, the role of the state, and comparative health issues.