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Robert Crosnoe, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Spring 2008

SOC 395J • HEALTH AND THE LIFE COURSE

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
46775 M
12:00 PM-3:00 PM
BUR 231
MIROWSKY

Course Description

Health and the Life Course looks at how trajectories of health depend on social statuses, with disparities generally growing across adulthood. The topics and concepts include health, life course, cumulative advantage, root causes, demographic transition, trends, biological aging, cumulative pathology, lifestyle, income and wealth, education, employment, work, jobs, status of origin, marriage and family, gender, race/ethnicity, and self-direction towards health.

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