|Spring Term 2022 Medical Anthropology - 3069 - ANTH 342
Prerequisites/Notes: Sophomore standing, and ANTH 110 or 140
Catalog Description : An introduction to the comparative, cross-cultural study of health, healing, and beliefs about the body and illness. Topics covered include: (1) biocultural approaches to understanding health; (2) social determinants of health (how social inequalities become embodied); (3) medical systems, including biomedicine, as cultural systems of knowledge and practice; (4) the social construction of illness and health; and (5) an introduction to global health.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course