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    Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

ANTH E445 - Medical Anthropology


An examination of the cross-cultural properties of disease and curing. Focus on investigations into the ideology and meaning of illness, the relationship between patient and healer, and how responsibility for illness is assigned. Medical anthropology is concerned with knowledge about sociocultural contexts of disease and healing and with how such knowledge might inform the management of our own health problems.

Cr. 3.
Session Indicators
(spring)
Notes
Approved by Arts and Sciences for the Cultural Studies (Non-Western Culture) requirement.
Dual Level Course
Eligible for graduate credit.