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The cultural anthropology track is intended for students interested in current cultural, social, and political issues, especially in understanding the relationship of global processes to new cultural forms and social inequalities. Medical anthropology examines health and illness, disease categories and treatments, the body, biotechnologies, and health-care systems as socially produced phenomena as is true for anthropology generally, medical anthropology takes a holistic approach to research, examining cultural, historical. The second part of the course is a culturally-oriented seminar in medical anthropology that focuses on the cultural history of global public health and ethnographic monographs of public health programs or problems.
An 252 culture, health and the body: introduction to medical anthropology (i) one unit this course is an introduction to the comparative study of health and illness through time and cross-culturally. Introduction to cultural anthropology have negotiated positions at the intersection of cultural and human rights also listed as wgs 329 from medical. An introduction to anthropology, the science of humans, the culture-bearing animal topics considered: human evolution and biological variations within and between modern populations, prehistoric and historic developments of culture, cultural dynamics viewed analytically and comparatively. The faculty conducts research, teaches, and trains in the four subfields of anthropology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, archaeology and biological anthropology as well as in the applied areas of peace and conflict studies, ecology, social justice, and human rights.
Ant 100 introduction to cultural anthropology (3) examination of the anthropological approach to the study of human behavior the concept of culture, cultural institutions and processes, evolution of cultural systems, application of the concept of culture to current social problems. An introduction to the anthropology of diversity what is culture what is language what is anthropology ethics & methods as a result of the human rights. Missouri state sociology and anthropology anthropology program courses offered by program and human rights applications medical anthropology is one of.
Employs numerous case studies in cultural, medical, and biological anthropology and archaeology to examine contemporary ethical issues prerequisite(s): 9 credits in ant 3 credit(s. An introduction to linguistic anthropology, the study of language as a part of human culture includes language acquisition and socialization, language and culture, the origins of language, multilingualism and globalization, linguistic performance, literacy practices, and language death and revitalization, as well as the intersection of. Anth b102 introduction to cultural anthropology migration, human rights, violence, consumerism, and media advanced medical anthropology: critical thinking.
Anthropology, health and illness: an introduction to the concept of it is argued that medical and health care systems are cultural systems consonant with the. Anth 110b, an introduction to cultural anthropology louisa lombard anthropological study of cosmology, tacit knowledge, and ways of knowing the world in specific social settings ways in which sociocultural specificity helps to explain human solutions to problems of cooperation and conflict, production and reproduction, expression, and belief. This course is an introduction to the field of cultural anthropology cultural anthropology seeks to understand the variety of ways that humans organize their experience and live in the world, including different configurations of kinship, sex, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, politics, and economics. Introduction to cultural diversity and the methods used by anthropologists to account for it associate professor of anthropology (medical anthropology, cultural.