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Social Aspects of Mortality

Sociology 597

3 credit hours, offered periodically

This course examines social psychological, and demographic approaches to mortality. The emphasis is on developed countries, especially the United States, although some studies on other developed countries and less developed countries are included. Topics covered include changes in timing and causes of death, psychosocial factors in health and mortality, and biosocial differentials.

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