ANTH-3180 Environment and Health: Anthropological Perspectives
This course is designed to engage students in critically examining anthropological perspectives on the relationship between the biophysical environment and human physical health, with an emphasis on contemporary environmental health challenges. Topics covered include environment and disease, as well as health in the contexts of food production, natural disasters, radioactivity and toxicity, urban environments, mental health, and social inequalities. The course ends with a consideration of positive ways forward.
Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00