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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 309 - Medicine and Culture

Fall (3) Weiss (GER 3,4C)

The course explores various theories of health, illness and therapy in sociocultural terms. We consider such issues as possession and therapy, medicine and the development of colonialism, and the role of biomedicine in shaping cultural discourse.