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2022-2023 Catalog
ANT 3462: Health, Illness and Culture

Course Description for Health, Illness and Culture

ANT3462: Health, Illness and Culture

Description: This course introduces students to medical anthropological perspectives that are useful in understanding the implications of social and cultural diversity as they relate to health and healing. This course addresses a variety of challenging issues related to the application of medical anthropological theories and methods. As the world becomes increasingly composite, cross-cultural perspectives are critical to understanding the complexities of human diversity in the contemporary world. This course offers tools for studying phenomena affecting human health and healing