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Medicine and Society
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Lasker, Judith. 2010. “Medicine and Society”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


In this course we will be examining the sociological dimensions of health, illness, and healing. In particular, we will focus on four major aspects of the field called medical sociology. In the course of studying these four major topics we will discuss many of the vital cultural, ethical, political, and economic issues affecting health and medical care...

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Medical Sociology
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College 400

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