Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Anth 525 Topics in Medical Anthropology

In-depth exploration of contemporary US and global health issues through critical, interpretive, biocultural, and ecological perspectives. Rotating topics may include but are not limited to pandemics and epidemics, emerging illnesses, food systems, new medical technologies, social meanings of the body and illness identities, patient activism, public health interventions, health-care policy, bioethics, and the medicalization of social problems. This course may be repeated once for credit.


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  • 500