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Type B: Social Sciences - Gender and Health

Sociology 3114 Gender and Health
An exploration of gender and health from a critical sociological and intersectional perspective with attention to patterns of health and illness, health behaviours and practices, and the evolving gendered history of health professions and informal care. The role of critical social, feminist and queer theorists in re-framing approaches to sex and gender in health research, policy and education will be explored. Contemporary debates and challenges in the local and global health arena and our place as sociologists within those debates will be discussed.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Gender and Women's Studies 3114
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences