Cross-cultural study of belief systems concerning health and illness, practices of diagnosis and treatment, and roles of patients and practitioners. Western biomedicine and non-Western health care systems are examined. The interaction of ecological and cultural factors that influence disease manifestations, and the bio-cultural context of sickness and therapy are explored.

Satisfies a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.

Offered in alternating years.

Class Details
Course ANT 340
Section 0
CRN 50017
Time T R
Time 0950 - 1105am
Building 320 WALL
Instructor Helen Halaweh
Max 15
Current 16
Remaining -1
Semester Fall 2020