ANTHRCUL 548 - Theory and Practice in Medical Anthropology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2014
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

This seminar examines the theoretical foundations of medical anthropology as well as particular studies which represent subfield interests in cultural concepts of health and illness; local and global aspects of reproductive health; the social construction of knowledge and politics of science; ethnomedicine and healing; health and structures of violence, and perceptions of environment and health.

ANTHRCUL 548 - Theory and Practice in Medical Anthropology
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
30563
Open
4
9Graduate Standing
-
Tu 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780691126579
When experiments travel : clinical trials and the global search for human subjects, Author: Adriana Petryna., Publisher: Princeton University Press 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780520270831
God's laboratory : assisted reproduction in the Andes, Author: Elizabeth F.S. Roberts., Publisher: University of California Press
Required
ISBN: 9780520201620
Encounters with aging : mythologies of menopause in Japan and North America, Author: Margaret Lock, Publisher: University of California Press 1. pbk. pr 1993
Required
ISBN: 9780520084308
From the fat of our souls : social change, political process and medical pluralism in Bolivia, Author: Libbet Crandon-Malamud, Publisher: Univ. of California Press [Nachdr.] 2000
Required
ISBN: 9780822353423
Improvising medicine : an African oncology ward in an emerging cancer epidemic, Author: Julie Livingston., Publisher: Duke University Press
Required
ISBN: 9780822329022
The body multiple : ontology in medical practice, Author: Mol, Annemarie., Publisher: Duke University Press 2002
Required
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