PATIENTS AND HEALERS: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 1
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog
   

ANTH 1761 - PATIENTS AND HEALERS: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 1


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course surveys the field of medical anthropology and its history within the discipline of anthropology as a whole, from the perspective of social-cultural theory. Topics dealt with include ethnomedicine, ethnographic cases, cross-cultural studies of healing practices and connections between medicine and religion. Reference is also made to applied research in contemporary situations.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis


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