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Medical Sociology
Week 1

Introduction: Basic concepts in sociology. The historical transformation of mortality patterns.

lecture

07,  February

Week 2

Inequalities in society and in health and mortality. Measurements and trends.

lecture

14, February

Week 3

The production of health inequalities. Health care types.

Lecture

21. February

Week 4

Current developments in health care.

Lecture

28, February

Week 5

Medical doctors in society.  Professional socialization.

Lecture

07, March

Week 6

Social change. The changing boundaries of medicine. Medicalization, pharmaceuticalization

Lecture

14, March

Week 7

MIDTERM EXAM

 

21, March

Spring break

Spring break

Spring break

26-30 March

Week 9

Inequalities in health: social class.

Practice

9, April-13, April

week 10

Inequalities in health: gender and age.

Practice

16, April-20, April

Week 11

Inequalities in health: ethnicity and migration status.

Practice

23, April- 27, April

Week 12

The social construction of meanings: health and sickness. Help seeking.

Practice

20, April-4, May

Week 13

The social construction of meanings: stigma and stigmatization.

Practice

7, May- 11, May

Week 14

Summary and course evaluation.

Practice

14, May-16, May