SOC243H1: Sociology of Health and Illness

Hours

24L

This course examines (1) the social causes of illness and disease, (2) the experience of illness, and social processes that shape both of these issues, including medicalization. It focuses on population health, the relation between agency and structure, and macro-micro connections. Professional health care is discussed to the extent that it provides context for analyses of illness patterns and experiences.

Prerequisite
Exclusion
SOC239H5
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)