Apr 17, 2024  
[PRELIMINARY] Course Catalog 2024-2025 
    
[PRELIMINARY] Course Catalog 2024-2025
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ANTH 227 - Medical Anthropology

FC SSCI CD
4 credits
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; topics in disability studies and fat studies; health, ethics, and morality; health inequalities; and global health.



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