Description
PATIENTS AND HEALERS: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 1
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.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Recitation - Required
Course Attributes
Asian Studies
Global Studies
Offering
Course
ANTH 1761
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
Anthropology
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring