ANT345H1: Global Health: Anthropological Perspectives

Hours: 
24L

This course examines medical anthropologys contributions to, and critiques of, global health policies and programs. Topics covered include: colonialism and health, the political ecology of disease, indigenous constructions of illness and healing, medical pluralism, the politics of primary health care, population policies, reproductive health, and AIDS.

Prerequisite: 

ANT207H1 or permission of the instructor

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)