Anth 425 Perspectives in Medical Anthropology

Examination of critical, interpretive, and ecological perspectives in medical anthropology. Anthropological study of practice of biomedicine in the United States, and response to global diseases, including AIDS. Topics include the new medical technologies, social meanings of the body, bioethics, and the medicalization of social problems. Expected preparation: Anth 325 or 8 credits of socio-cultural anthropology.



Slash Listed Courses

Also offered for graduate-level credit as Anth 525 and may be taken only once for credit.