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|SOCL 7287 - Social Movements in Health|
Offers a graduate seminar centering on health social movements. Also explores general social movement theory and research. Uses concepts from science and technology studies and covers some core medical sociology concerns such as health inequalities; personal experience of illness; and lay-professional disputes over disease identification, causation, prevention, and treatment. Among the movements covered are disability rights, breast cancer activism, medical activism, black health movements, environmental justice, community health centers, patients’ rights, and health access movements.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Seminar
Sociology and Anthropology Department
GS Col Socl Sci & Humanities