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MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectAnthropology
Number & Suffix: 113
Full UC Title: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 
Transcript Title: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLGY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to medical anthropology. It first focuses on how humans have biologically adapted to diseases in their environment. It then examines the multiple ways in which medicine, illness, healing, and mental illness are conceived in different societies. The course demonstrates the diversity of medical practices to understand socio-cultural aspect of medicine in general. Contents Students are divided into small groups (the numbers of groups and size of each group will be decided based on the size of the class) which will be assigned to make a short presentation summarizing and criticizing the assigned literature to initiate the class discussion before each class. Each group will likely present 1-2 times during the term. Texts: Byron j. Good et al. eds., A READER IN MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY; Peter J. Brown and Ron Barrett, eds., UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY. Assessment: participation (30%), midterm (30%), final paper and presentation (40%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 
Partner University Department: Anthropology 
Partner University Course Number: ANT206E