Sociology 221

Module code SOC 221
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Demography, health and society
This module will use intersectional and critical lenses to provide students with a broad understanding of how demographic and social factors affect population health and medical care across a range of contexts. The main theoretical underpinnings and debates, as well as basic measures of each construct will be covered to operationalise the constructs for the purposes of practical application in sociological research and understanding. The focus will be comparative, both across time and between developed and less developed societies in general and South African societies in particular.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites SOC 110(GS), SOC 120(GS)
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Sociology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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