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Janelle S Taylor
ANTH 479
Seattle Campus

Advanced Topics in Medical Anthropology

Explores theoretical and ethnographic advanced topics in medical anthropology. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

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"Labor, Identity & Knowledge in Health Care"

Presents anthropological perspectives on the provision of health care as a complex social phenomenon. Explores the division of labor in health care. Examines how particular social groups come to occupy particular positions within these arrangements. Considers how different forms of knowledge and skills are gained (through experience and/or formal education), how they are differentially recognized and valued, and how they may be sources of personal identity.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Janelle S Taylor
Date: 03/07/2011