Units of Study
SCLG2603 - Sociology of Health and Illness
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Fran Collyer
Phone: +61 2 9351 2653
Students will be introduced to both past and current sociological perspectives of health and illness, including Parsonian, Marxist, Weberian, Feminist and Postmodern approaches. We will examine topics such as the social, unequal, structuring of illness; the construction of medical 'facts'; professional, corporate and state control over health care systems; medical controversies; iatrogenic illness; and medical technology.
1000wd research essay (25%) and 2000wd research essay (40%) and 1500wd equivalent group project (35%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points from Sociology
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for SCLG2603
|Class||Sociology of Health and Illness|
|Session||Semester 1 2014|
|Location||Carslaw Lecture Room 350 F07|
|Convenor||Dr Fran Collyer|
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