Course Description

Analyze the concepts and issues within medical anthropology and sociology relevant to healing practices of indigenous and industrialized peoples. Examine the relationships between faith, culture, society, healing and sickness. Consider how current definitions of health are constructed and how they shape perceptions about health and well-being, illness, and disease and the connections between healing systems, health, social structure, and social class. Examine the development of medicare systems, the medicalization of society, and current issues within Canadian health care.




Issues In Health And Healing (HLTHAS108)

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