Aug 19, 2018  
2013-2014 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ANT 315 - Health and Healing

3 credits G
Prerequisites: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing or permission of the instructor
Exploration of how culture and systems of social inequality shape health and health care practices in different societies around the world. The course examines cultural concepts of health, illness, and healing; the nature of the therapeutic encounter; and the impact of differences in wealth, race, gender on health and access to health care. This course is especially relevant for students pursuing careers in health and social service fields and who are interested in understanding culture and cultural diversity. Cross-listed as SOC 315