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Sociology of Health and Illness - JSM125
Title: Sociology of Health and Illness
Guaranteed by: Department of Sociology (23-KS)
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 8
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: 20 / 20 (20)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Dino Numerato, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. PhDr. Dino Numerato, Ph.D.
Class: Courses for incoming students
This course provides an introduction to the sociology of health and illness. The main objective of this course, divided equally into lectures and seminars, is to equip students with basic conceptual and heuristic tools to carry out a critical and theoretically informed scrutiny of health and health care, focusing on the key actors, processes and structural context of health and health care in contemporary societies. The course will provide students with an overview of key scholars in the field, reviews main theoretical concepts and outlines the links between health and social theory. More specifically, during lectures and seminars the following topics will be discussed: the political economy of health care, digital technologies and health, health care professions, doctor-patient relationships, as well as health social movements.
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