SOCI 285

Health over the Life Course

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Notions of health, wellness and who is deserving of health care are socially-constructed concepts. An examination of some of the main sociological ways of conceptualizing and studying health across the life course, leading into the social factors and social institutions that shape individual health trajectories. Concludes with a discussion of interventions to promote equitable health across the life course.


Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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