SOCI2376Sociology of Health, Illness and Healing (O)3 ch (3C)

Examines the social nature and consequences of health, illness and healing and looks at medicine as a form of social control. Areas to be covered include the delivery of health care, social construction of medical knowledge, social inequality and its impact on health and disease.

Prerequisite: SOCI 1001 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.