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SOC - 4500 Sociology of Health and Healing (3)


Examines how social variation by category and group affect health-related beliefs and action, exposures to factors affecting relative health and illness, utilization of various forms of healthcare, contact with providers of contemporary professional medicine, the course of treatment, and differential outcomes. Differing theoretical perspectives are contrasted to seek a “best fit” analysis of public health. Equivalent to SOC-400. Prerequisite: Take at least one course (3 credits) from ANSO or SOC at the 1000 or 2000 level, or request instructor permission.



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