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Winter 2005




SOCY 358  Contemporary Problems of Aging in Society               3 credits
Deals with issues in the field of aging, emphasizing those which are on the frontier of social concern and public debate, but are not generally covered in detail in survey courses. These include prospects and implications of an expanded life expectancy, ageism and poverty, victimization and abuse of the aged, institutions and centers for the aged, politics and conservatism, aging and sexuality, death and dying and others. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211. For more information contact trela@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0127] 9101 MTuTh......9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 239)       TRELA, J


SOCY 397A Selected Topics in Sociology International              3 credits
          Health: Sociological Perspectives                 
A medical sociology course that explores the field of international health, particularly the serious health problems facing Third World populations. Provides an introductory survey of the basic issues and initiatives in contemporary international public health, as well as in-depth case studies of several nations. Develops students' awareness of the socioeconomic and cultural complexity of health problems in developing nations and the consequent difficulties of developing effective long-term solutions. Note: Also listed as HAPP 398A. For more information contact servatiu@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0128] 9101 MTuW.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 208)       SERVATIUS, N


SOCY 397B Selected Topics in Sociology Seminar on                 2 credits
          AIDS for Health and Social Services               
          Providers and Administrators                      

          Grade  Method:  REG/P-F  THIS  IS  A CROSS
          LISTED  COURSE.  SEE HAPP  391W FOR COURSE
          DESCRIPTION.
[0129] 9101 F..........9:00am- 4:00pm (SS  109)       YOUNG, E


SOCY 397C Selected Topics in Sociology Violence                   3 credits
          Against Women                                     
This course examines issues surrounding violence against women, including historical antecedents, societal views on women, and a critical analysis of genital mutilation, pornography, sexual assault/abuse, and domestic violence. Note: Also listed as WMST 390C. For more information contact michelle@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0130] 9101 TuWTh......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 105)       TERRANOVA, M


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