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ANTH 438 Topics in Medical Anthropology (3 credits)

Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Anthropology : Conceptions of health and illness and the form and meaning that illness take are reflections of a particular social and cultural context. Examination of the metaphoric use of the body, comparative approaches to healing, and the relationship of healing systems to the political and economic order and to development.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Allan Young (Winter)

  • Fall
  • Prerequisite(s): ANTH 227 and Honours/Major/Minor status in Anthropology or Minor Concentration in Social Studies of Medicine or permission of instructor.