SOCI 585

Seminar on Aging

Units: 1.5

An advanced study of social gerontology. Topics may vary from year to year and may be modified to reflect student interest. Examples include: caregiving, inter-generational relations, and health care policies. Applies key theoretical perspectives to specific topics (such as examining the subjective worlds of caregivers to older adults from feminist and constructivist perspectives; critiquing neoliberal health care policies for an aging society from a political economy perspective). Not offered every year.


  • Students who have completed a course equivalent to SOCI 385 may request permission to register in the course.


  • SOCI 385; or
  • permission of the department.

Graduate course in the Sociology program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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