Sociology of Immigration and Health


An in-depth exploration of how global migration processes impact population health with particular attention to the social determinants of health. Course focuses on different immigrant groups in U.S. as well as refugee and migrant labor populations in other parts of the world, namely Middle East. Descriptive assessments of immigrant health inequalities and analytic examinations of mechanisms that contribute to disparities will be covered. Readings selected from sociological and medical writings. Not open to students who have taken Sociology 361/Global Health 340/Human Rights 362. Instructor: Read


ANTI-REQ: no SOCIOL 361 / GLHLTH 340 / RIGHTS 362. Used in anti-requisite for SOCIOL 255.

Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring