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ANTH 302 New Horizons in Medical Anthropology (3 credits)

Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Anthropology : Using recent ethnographies as textual material, this course will cover theoretical and methodological developments in medical anthropology since the early 1990's. Topics include a reconsideration of the relationship between culture and biology, medical pluralism revisited, globalization and health and disease, and social implications of new biomedical technologies.

Terms: Winter 2011

Instructors: Tobias Rees (Winter)

  • Winter

  • Prerequisite: ANTH 227

  • Restriction: Anthropology program students.