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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sociology of Medicine

SOCIOL 353

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.
Course Details

Summer 2021

On-Line
Jul 6, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021
Katrina Hull
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87413
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Prerequisite: A 100-level or 200-level Sociology course.
Base Cost: $1,780 ($445/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Jul 06, 2021
End date: Aug 13, 2021
Last day to add: Jul 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Jul 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jul 28, 2021