SOC 244 Sociology of Death & Dying

Credits: 3.00

The course consists of an investigation of the following topics: individual attitudes on death and dying, social and cultural attitudes on death and dying, socializing the individual into attitudes on death and dying, medical concept of death and dying, legal concept of death and dying, demographic data on death and dying, death and dying and its effect on the economy, the family and death, religion (attitudes and ritual) and death, euthanasia and suicide as well as practical methods for dealing with death and the dying.

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Last Updated: 10/21/2013