The Sociology of Medicine

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Sociology

Course Number: 
340
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course provides a philosophical and sociological interpretation of various aspects of the field of medicine. Topics include measurement of variations in rates of disease and their relationship to social characteristics and social structure, systems of care and hospitalization, and ethical concerns. Topics include death, abortion, human genome sequencing, and assisted suicide.
Comments: 

This course is offered to Social Science majors only.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
83473

Course Sections

The Sociology of Medicine
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Richard Moran;Lynn Pasquerella

rmoran@mtholyoke.edu;commish@mtholyoke.edu

M 01:15PM-04:05PM

Mary Lyon Hall 203B