Faculty of Arts


SOCIOL 220

Last Call: The Sociology of Death and Dying


Description

Examines the social location of death in modern life. It includes topics on perceptions of death from sociological, philosophical, religious, historical, secular and medical approaches. It includes topics on death systems, medicalisation of death, death in popular culture, suicide and genocide.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Tracey McIntosh

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

SOCIOL 220: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 30 points at Stage I in Social Science for Public Health or 90 points passed


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