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ANTH 3310 [0.5 credit] Studies in Medical Anthropology

Cross-cultural study of the body, illness, healing, health and well-being. Sociocultural factors in the causation, diagnosis, management and meaning of illness. Biocultural and political-economic dimensions of ill health. Ritual and symbolic healing. Ethical concerns and public health applications of anthropology.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing or permission of the instructor.
Lecture three hours a week.