This course is designed as an introduction to the sociology of health and illness. Students will analyze health policy and the social determinants of health in society using social models and theories as a framework for understanding. Current health issues and their social influences will be discussed in relation to the overall population health of Canadians. Students will examine the historical and current context of the Canadian Medical System.


HKIN 161

Course Notes

HKIN 261 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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