Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 337

Birth, Death, and Disease: Anthropological Demography


Description

Examines how human populations change over time, what factors underlie patterns of disease and death, and why demography is so important to the study of epidemics. The course will explore the use of demographic methods and theories of demographic and epidemiological transition to examine fertility, morbidity, mortality and migration from an anthropological perspective, with a particular focus on infectious disease dynamics. 

Availability 2018

Not offered in 2018; planned for 2019

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Heather Battles

Points

ANTHRO 337: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

ANTHRO 201 or 60 points in Anthropology


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