SOCI4267Critical Study of Public Health3 ch
Explores how the culture of public health and biomedicine and broader social structures may influence policy, practice, lay conceptions, and patient experiences. Students learn to critically analyze disparities in health by examining how intersecting social locations, stigma, and historically-embedded power relations affect health. Students also assess public messaging and programs in their effectiveness at reifying, reproducing, or repudiating existing inequities and the embodiment of structural disparities.