Health and Healing

Exploration of how culture and systems of social inequality shape health and health care practices in different societies around the world. The course examines cultural concepts of health, illness, and healing; the nature of the therapeutic encounter; and the impact of differences in wealth, race, gender on health and access to health care. This course is especially relevant for students pursuing careers in health and social service fields and who are interested in understanding culture and cultural diversity.

Course Details

Campus: 
Dartmouth
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Sociology-Anthropology
Number: 
SOA 315
Semester: 
Fall 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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