Medical Anthropology

Anthropology 227

Usual Description

This course will cultivate an anthropological understanding of the intersections between disease, health, society, the body, culture, and global political economy. Drawing on accounts from across the globe, our topics will include: comparative study of health systems; cross-cultural definitions and understandings of disease, illness, and health; bodies, medicine, and the media; maladies from chronic pain to AIDS to cholera; health, ethics, and morality; health inequalities; and global health.

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Anthropology 227 Taught by Crystal Biruk
Anthropology 227 Taught by Crystal Biruk
Anthropology 227 Taught by Crystal Biruk