Classes

Sociology 323: Social Demography Workshop

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Mary Brinton and Jason Beckfield. The Social Demography Workshop is a venue for graduate students and faculty to present research on a wide variety of topics such as family, gender, inequality, im/migration, fertility, mortality, and the institutional arrangements that shape and respond to population processes.

This workshop meets weekly at POP Center.

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Sociology 146: Death by Design: Health Inequalities in Global Perspective

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018
 

In this course, we will study health differences between social groups. We will begin by examining the extent to which health is unevenly distributed across groups defined by nationality, neighborhood, race, gender, and class. We will then seek to pinpoint the reasons for these disparities with a detailed analysis of the pathways through which these factors are linked to health status. Finally, we will discuss new research on the sociology of population health that shows how health disparities depend on meso- and macro-scale causes like neighborhoods, social...

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