Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type D: Health and Behavioural Sciences - Medical Anthropology

Anthropology 3312 Medical Anthropology
Introduction to the central concepts and methods of medical anthropology, drawing on classic and contemporary texts. How do social processes determine disease and health outcomes among individuals and groups? Social, political, and economic agendas will be analyzed to show how illness is socially constructed, diagnosed, managed, and treated in various societies.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Anthropology 2515 and 2517 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Anthropology

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Anthropology 3320 may not take Anthropology 3312 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences