SOCI 588 Biosociology/Biodemography (3 credits)

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Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)


Sociology (Arts) : This course will explore linkages between social and biological systems, their influence on health and well-being over the life course, and on health disparities. Topics include classical sociological approaches to biosocial processes, sociobiology (reductionist, but population-based), and newer demographic studies on gen-environment, epigenetic, and stress-metabolic/allostatic processes.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Aniruddha Das (Winter)