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Fall Term 2017 TOP: CRITICAL MEDICAL ANTHRO - 5287 - ANTH 500
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Prerequisites/Notes: Junior standing and at least two courses in anthropology or consent of instructor

Catalog Description : An examination of a particular topic in contemporary anthropology. The specific topic investigated changes each year. Students are expected to carry out independent research on the topic, either through a review of relevant literature or through field or laboratory work.

Topic for Fall 2017: Critical Medical Anthropology
An advanced seminar for students who have taken ANTH 342 or ANTH 200, this course draws from critical theory (Marxism, poststructuralism, globalization) to consider the influence of political-economic inequality on the distribution of disease, and to question fundamental assumptions of Western biomedicine. With a focus on global health, subject areas will include: the political economy of health, anthropology and public health programs, body politic and body praxis, gender and health, and the societal impact of the application of biomedical technologies.



Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Writing Intensive GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Fall Term 2017

Instructors

Brenda Jenike

Course

ANTH 500

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: CRITICAL MEDICAL ANTHRO (W)

Final Exam

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

CRN

5287

Status

Active

Class Time

12:30-02:20 TR BRIG 305

Start-End Date

Sep 11, 2017-Nov 21, 2017

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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