GENERAL SOCIOLOGY (HEALTH)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The aim of this course is to give students some basic concepts of the sociology of health and some methods to understand social, cultural and organizational processes in social and health fields, in order to arrive at a full understanding of health and illness issues.
Course contents summary
Origins of the sociology of health; Sociological theories of health; Health and illness concepts and their cultural representations; Health communication; Bioethics, medicine and society.
Bucchi M., Neresini F. (2006). Sociologia della salute, Carocci, Roma.