Cross Cultural Health Issues (ANTH 231.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ANTH 231 02 January 2019 Susanna Barnes
ANTH 231 02 January 2018 Susanna Barnes
ANTH 231 02 January 2017 Melanie Bayly


This course is an introduction to contemporary medical anthropology. It surveys anthropological approaches to the relationship between socio-cultural factors and illness, health, healing practices, the body, and mind. The ways in which social, cultural and political forces impact how various forms of human health and illness are understood, experienced, and dealt with will be examined.


ANTH 111 or 30 credit units of university courses including an introductory social sciences course.

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