ANTH 6613 - Seminar in Medical Anthropology
A graduate seminar in medical anthropology that explores the relationship between mind, body and society. Students begin with learning about the centrality of culture and belief when studying health and illness across different cultures. Central theories and key concepts in medical anthropology are defined and critiqued, such as cultural relativism, ethnocentrism, the political economy of health, structural violence, symbolic violence, critical medical anthropology, and illness narratives. These concepts are used to examine contemporary health issues.
Credit Hours: (3)
Most Recently Offered (Day): Spring 2020, Spring 2021
Most Recently Offered (Evening): Course has not been offered at this time in the past 3 years
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