212(301). Nature of Illness II: The Changing Political Economy of Health and Disease. (3). (Excl).
Guided by anthropology, sociology, history and medicine, this course explores the meaning of illness and health as culturally constructed. Issues to be addressed include social roles of patient and healther; death and dying; gender and social race; power and powerlessness; the social meaning of the body; as well as the challenges presented by our changing health care system. Changes are pending in credits and distribution. (Peters- Golden, Rosenthal)
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