21A.301 Disease and Health: Culture, Society, and Ethics


Class Info

From a cross cultural and global perspective, examines how medicine is practiced, with particular emphasis on biomedicine. Analyzes medical practice as a cultural system, focusing on the human and social side of things. Considers how people in different societies think of disease, health, body, and mind. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.301 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by A. Moran-Thomas.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays in 1-135.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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