Courses: Medicine, the Body & Society (SOCLB220001)

Spring 2011

Class Number: 1331
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.
I
Preference given to SOCL majors and minors and seniority.; Enrollment
Limit: 25; Enrollment Limit Criteria: Sophmore/Junior/Senior;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1331 Div: I

Department

Sociology

Taught By

Simpson,Ruth E.

Location

Bryn Mawr, DAL119

Meeting Times

TTH 12:45pm-2:15pm