ANTH 3156 India: Global Health Ethnography

3 hours recitation; 3 fieldwork hours; 4 credits

Introduces ethnographic research in India. Fieldsite visits to rural villages and interactions with villagers and health workers. Cross-cultural study of the effects of globalization on the health of contemporary human populations. Assessing the ways that physiological factors are mediated by cultural and social processes. Problems of social inequality and power on primary determinants of health and health care. Assess the Jamkhed model of primary health care. This course will be conducted in India.

Prerequisite: Anthropology 1100 or permission of the instructor.


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