SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS
2013 Fall Term
This course examines the sociocultural aspects of health and illness, the patient-practitioner relationship, the socialization of health practitioners, the social organization of health care services, and the role of ethics in medical decision-making. It analyzes the problems and inequities in our present system of health care delivery in the United States, with particular emphasis on the sexism, racism, and classism in policy and practice. It analyzes alternative models of health care delivery, and discusses modifications in policy and practice necessary to bring about change.
Other Requirements: PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
- This schedule is informational and does not guarantee availability for registration.
- Sections may be full or not open for registration. Please use WINS if you wish to register for a course.
|Section Details||Meeting Details & Topic||Instructor||Syllabus|
|09/03 - 12/23 (1)||
|This section will be taught on the web and you must have an active UWW email account to take this class. Shortly before the course begins, information on how to access the class will be mailed to your UWW email account. Required additional course fee is $150.|