Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 208

Biosocial Medical Anthropology


Description

Medical Anthropology draws on biological and social/cultural anthropology to address issues of human health and disease. A distinct subfield, it includes studies of the co-evolution of humans and diseases, human ecology, cultural constructions of health and illness, medical knowledge and healing practices, and the political economy of health. Students are asked to research, think and write analytically about these topics.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ANTHRO 208.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.


Availability 2022

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Heather Battles

Reading/Texts

TBA

Assessment

Coursework and exam

Points

ANTHRO 208: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

ANTHRO 100 or 102 or 60 points passed at Stage I

Restrictions

ANTHRO 324, 372


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