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SOC 286 - Health and Society

In this course, we draw on sociological and interdisciplinary frameworks to examine comparative health care systems, social origins of disease and health inequalities, biomedicine as a cultural system, social construction of disease, medicalization and social control, and alternative healing practices, perspectives, and politics. Fulfills one of the Foundation - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Fulfills Cultures - U.S. Diversity.

Credits: 3

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