Goucher College 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Aug 16, 2022  
Goucher College 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

ANT 210 - Anthropology of Health, Healing, and Illness (3 Cr.)

This course looks at cultural dimensions of health, healing and illness. How is health understood in different cultures? How are people healed? What cultural factors are involved in the experience and diagnosis of illness, and how does structural violence and social suffering contribute to illness? Material will be explored from a broad range of cultural settings.  Prerequisite:   or   or permission of instructor. Fall semester. Offered 2015-16 and alternate years. Turner.