Sociology of Medicine

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Sociology

Course Number: 
442
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Literature on health and illness from three sociological perspectives: 1) epidemiological: focus on social and psychological factors as causes of disease; 2) illness-behavior perspectives: focus on variation between persons and groups in their evaluation and response to pain and symptoms; and 3) organizational: emphasis on problems in organization and delivery of medical services. Prerequisite: 100-level SOCIOL course.
Comments: 
Pre Req: 100 or 200 lvl SOCIOL Fulfills SOCIOL JYW requirement. SOCIOL 396B for one credit will be added by dept.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
37906

Course Sections

Sociology of Medicine
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Dan Clawson

M W 4:40PM 6:10PM