|TITLE||Introduction to Medical Anthropology|
|LEVEL||03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course|
Medical Anthropology studies the interaction between culture and disease, including the cross-cultural study of local health beliefs and practices.
It explores the political economy of medicine, drug studies of human reproduction, studies of stress, and bio-medicine as a cultural system.
- Johnson and Sargent (eds.) Medical Anthropology - Contemporary Theory and Method: Concepts of Health, Illness and Disease; and individual ethnographic monographs.
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