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ANTH V3160 The Body and Society. 3 points.

Enrollment limited to 40; not open to first-years.Not offered during 2017-18 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.