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    Oberlin College
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
Course Catalog 2017-2018
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ANTH 227 - Medical Anthropology


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD, WINT

This course will cultivate an anthropological understanding of the intersections between disease, health, society, the body, culture, and global political economy. Drawing on accounts from across the globe, our topics will include: comparative study of health systems; cross-cultural definitions and understandings of disease, illness, and health; bodies, medicine, and the media; maladies from chronic pain to AIDS to cholera; health, ethics, and morality; health inequalities; and global health.
Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: C. Biruk


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