Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

SOA 211 - Culture and Healing (4 Cr.)

(formerly ANT 210) (GCR Social and Behavioral Sciences area)
This course looks at cultural dimensions of healing and illness. How is health understood in different cultures? How do people heal? Material will be explored from a broad range of cultural settings, and will include such topics as indigenous medicine, narrative and the cultural construction of illness, subjectivity, the ethics of biomedicine, and social suffering. Fall semester. Offered 2021-22 and alternate years. Turner.