SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS
2020 Summer 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|
|07/06 - 07/24 (3W3)||
|This is a web based course using Canvas. A short while before class, information will be sent to each student's UWW email address. Required additional fee of $50 per credit will be assessed for this class.|