Courses: Medicine, the Body & Society (SOCLB220001)

Fall 2009

Class Number: 2295
I
New Course: An introduction to the sociology of health and illness
with a particular focus on the sociology of the body. Topics include:
cross-cultural perceptions of the body and disease; the definition of
“legitimate” medical knowledge and practice; social determinants of
health and access to healthcare; management of healthcare costs.
Counts toward the Environmental Studies Concentration. Enrollment
limited to 25 students.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 2295 Div: I

Department

Sociology (Web site)

Taught By

Simpson,Ruth E.

Location

Bryn Mawr, TAYE

Meeting Times

MW 2:30pm-4:00pm