2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 07, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

ANTH 22 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY - CULTURE, HEALTH, AND HEALING


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
An introduction to the cross-cultural study of illness and healing practices. Explores the cultural, historical, political, and economic shaping of illness and examines variation in biomedical and healing systems. Topics covered include understandings of the body, belief systems about the nature and causation of illness, religion and ritual in a healing context, global epidemics, and inequality and health disparities.
Grading Method: GR - Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
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