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Spring 2022 - Springfield
May 17, 2022
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SOA 428 - ECCE: Culture, Health, and Power
Explores ideas about health, illness, and treatment across cultures and how to communicate effectively with people from other cultures (and one's own!). We consider how gender, race, and class affect health, and the role of political-economic contexts. This interdisciplinary, international course draws on anthropology, public health, health sciences, and political economy and includes films. Topics include qualitative methods, critiquing Western biomedicine, health belief systems, international health programs, social identity and health, and the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Course Information: This course fulfills an Engaged Citizenship Common Experience requirement at UIS in the area of Global Awareness.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctoral - Springfield, Graduate - Springfield, Undergrad - Springfield
Schedule Types: Online, Online, Lecture-Discussion, Online

Sociology/Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
UIS: Global Awareness (ECCE)

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