ANT364 Inequality and Human Health

An examination of the biological consequences of social inequality from a biocultural perspective. Topics covered in the course include and examination of the prehistoric foundations of inequality the physiological basis of stress and its health consequences, including trauma, infectious disease, malnutrition, osteoarthritis, exposure to environmental toxins, and lower birth weight. A case study approach brings in examples from a wide range of time periods and world regions.

Credits

  • 3

Attributes

  • GE3: DIVR
  • Liberal Arts

Restrictions

  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman

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