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SOC 425 Sociology of Global Health

SOC 425.  Sociology of Global Health.  3 Credits.   S   

The course explores social dimensions of health throughout the world. It examines how infectious and degenerative diseases have reflected and affected the demographics, social structure, economy, and culture of societies, and how societies have mobilized their political, economic, social and cultural resources to deal with health challenges. It focuses in particular on the role of socioeconomic inequality-both within and across countries-in shaping the emergence, spread, prevention, and treatment of disease. Prerequisite: A sociology course at the 100 or 200-level.

Bachelor of Health Sciences Healthcare 3 SOC 424 Sociology of Health and Medicine 3 SOC 425 Sociology of...