ANT446H1: Anthropology of Aging, Health, and Care


Introduces anthropological perspectives on the life course and aging, with particular attention to health challenges and care needs, the social and cultural arrangements around these, and the impacts of population aging, global migration, technological change and other broad scale transformations. Emphasizes questions, concepts, and insights from sociocultural medical anthropology. Readings present ethnographic research based in many different parts of the world. Course assignments include an ethnographic interview and analysis; students will be provided guidance on all stages of designing and carrying out this project.

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