SOC 600 Globalization and Health

What effects will globalization have on population health? How will it affect the delivery of health care for providers and consumers? These questions are examined in the context of an emerging literature of medical and political sociology. Three theoretical frameworks will be used to explore multi-national corporations and the main agents of globalization-The World Trade Organization, The International Monetary Fund, and The North American Free Trade Agreement-and the impact of their agendas on health. Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisite: SOC 103 or SOC 104 or SOC 105 or SOC 111 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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