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Course Details

Course Details

PADM 450 - HLTH,ILLNESS & MED IN AMER SOC

Sociopolitical analysis of the organization and delivery of health care in the US. Topics include the meaning of illness, the social transformation of medicine; the effects of class, race, and gender on disease; the medicalization of birth; AIDS; assisted suicide; health care reform; professional autonomy; alternatives to managed care.

Credits: 3