Critical Study of Health, Sickness, and Healing in Global Perspective

Description: Lecture, three hours. Introduction to sociocultural, historical, and global study of health and sickness. Use of case studies of globally important infectious and chronic diseases (diabetes, Ebola, HIV/AIDS) to analyze factors, including key dimensions of diversity (class, gender, urban/rural development) that influence how populations variably encounter, experience, understand, and cope with sickness. Special focus on relationships between Western medicine and traditional and alternative approaches to healing. Letter grading.

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