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SOCI 4362 has a finalproject due called the "Social Autopsy" Students are asked to disect his or her neighborhood and how it pertains to health population.Pick a neighborhood in the proximity of where you live[1]. You will be studying the social environment, and reporting on how it structures opportunities related to health and wellness.  You may choose your own neighborhood, but be careful with that, as we tend not to recognize the obvious in our own lives. All locations must be approved


[1] What constitutes a neighborhood?  This is somewhat undefined.  Generally speaking, it should be a residential area that is bordered by a few major streets. 1-2 square miles would be about right, but depending on population density, this could vary.  If you live in a very small town (say up to 10,000 people), and for example, there is only one place to buy groceries, then you may use the entire town. I provide an example below.

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