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    Aug 14, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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SOCI 3130 - Medical Sociology

3 hours
Prerequisites: SOCI 1120  with a grade of “C-” or better or permission of the instructor.
Examines how health, illness, and health care are embedded in society and culture. Emphasis given to processes of medicalization and demedicalization; medicine’s connection to various socio-cultural factors such as gender, social class, race, and administrative cultures; comparative analysis of the U.S. health care system and other health care systems around the world; and the professionalization of medicine.



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