HLTB42H3 Perspectives of Culture, Illness and Healing

This course introduces students to anthropological perspectives of culture, society, and language, to foster understanding of the ways that health intersects with political, economic, religious and kinship systems. Topics will include ethnographic theory and practice, cultural relivatism, and social and symbolic meanings and practices regarding the body.

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Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences