Examines cultural and historical variations in how societies understand and experience the human body, with a focus on social, historical, philosophical and political-economic approaches. Topics such as political violence, sport, health, illness, sexuality, gender and religious ritual will be considered. Case studies explore the cultural construction and social experience of the human body in a diverse range of global settings.
Not taught in 2023
HLTHSOC 303: 15 points
30 points at Stage II in Health and Society