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Title : 21A.215 Medical Anthropology (MIT)

Title : 21A.215 Medical Anthropology (MIT)

Description : This course looks at medicine from a cross-cultural perspective, focusing on the human, as opposed to biological, side of things. Students learn how to analyze various kinds of medical practice as cultural systems. Particular emphasis is placed on Western (bio-medicine); students examine how biomedicine constructs disease, health, body, and mind, and how it articulates with other institutions, national and international.

Description : This course looks at medicine from a cross-cultural perspective, focusing on the human, as opposed to biological, side of things. Students learn how to analyze various kinds of medical practice as cultural systems. Particular emphasis is placed on Western (bio-medicine); students examine how biomedicine constructs disease, health, body, and mind, and how it articulates with other institutions, national and international.

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromyear : 2002

Fromyear : 2002

Creator :

Creator :

Date : 2007-01-18T23:02:24+05:00

Date : 2007-01-18T23:02:24+05:00

Relation : 21A.215

Relation : 21A.215

Language : en-US

Language : en-US

Subject : Biomedicine

Subject : Biomedicine

Subject : Cultural Systems

Subject : Cultural Systems

Subject : Medical Practice

Subject : Medical Practice

Subject : Culture

Subject : Culture

Subject : Health

Subject : Health

Subject : Disease

Subject : Disease