Inequities in Health and Health Care
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
This course offers a critical appraisal of the institutional economic, and political determinants of health and illness from a cross-national perspective. In particular, the course explores the unequal distribution of diseases and injuries between and within countries in the context of poverty and economic marginalization. The course draws on case studies from around the world to examine the consequences of health inequity.
Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.