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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

ANTH E445 - Medical Anthropology


An examination of the cross-cultural properties of disease and curing. Focus on investigations into the ideology and meaning of illness, the relationship between patient and healer, and how responsibility for illness is assigned. Medical anthropology is concerned with knowledge about sociocultural contexts of disease and healing and with how such knowledge might inform the management of our own health problems.

Cr. 3.
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(spring)
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Approved by Arts and Sciences for the Cultural Studies (Non-Western Culture) requirement.
Dual Level Course
Eligible for graduate credit.