Medical Care in Society

APY 205, Section Y and Section Y1 (BGS Only)

Professor: Louis Marcelin
Sample Syllabus: Sample Syllabus
Course Overview:
A sociohistorical analysis of the intersection between medicine, health care and society, using examples throughout the world. It will reflect on 'taking-for-granted' concepts such as the 'body, risk, illness and healing' and their relationships to culture, power, and society, as well as the plurality of narratives and discourses on health and healing practices.