ANTH V3160 The Body and Society. 3 points.
Enrollment limited to 40; not open to first-years.Not offered during 2018-19 academic year.
Prerequisites: Non-anthropology majors require the instructor's permission.
Introduction to medical anthropology, exploring health, affliction, and healing cross-culturally. Draws from theory and methods to address critiques of biomedical, epidemiological, and other models of disease; the roles of healers in different societies; the inseparable nature of religion and healing; and different conceptions of the body and how this affects cultural conceptions of health.