CU-Boulder SOCY 7002 - Syllabus (8 pages)

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University of Colorado at Boulder
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Socy 7002 - Social Disparities in Health

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Social Disparities in Health SOCY 7002 University of Colorado Boulder Fall 2009 Wednesdays 3 30 6 20 p m in Ketchum 33 Instructor Email Professor Stefanie Mollborn mollborn colorado edu Teaching Office Ketchum Room 210 2nd floor Office Hours Tu Th 9 30 10 45 and by appointment This seminar is a graduate level introduction to the interdisciplinary field of social disparities in health with a particular focus on sociological contributions to the area The course examines links between health outcomes and various types of social status including but not limited to socioeconomic status gender race and ethnicity Explanations for the relationships between these factors and various health outcomes are discussed as well as possible policy solutions This class focuses on multiple levels of analysis from the physician patient interactions to health care systems as a whole You will spend a substantial amount of time developing your own specific research interests in this field culminating in a presentation of the relevant literature an empirical research paper and a conference ready presentation of your research findings Course Goals 1 To learn about population level social disparities in health outcomes 2 To critically assess theoretical explanations for these disparities and possible policy solutions at multiple levels of analysis 3 To gain in depth knowledge and research experience in a specific topic area within the broader subject of social disparities in health 4 To be supported through the process of researching and writing an empirical article suitable for eventual publication in a journal reviewing others work and responding to reviews about your own and preparing a conference presentation Professor Sanyu Mojola will be teaching a companion seminar on the sociology of HIV AIDS in the spring Because her course has a more international and empirical focus my course will tilt to the more theoretical side and focus more on the U S context We will have graduate students



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