Anthropology of the Body

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Anthropology of the Body

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ANTHRO100 or 101 or 102 or 103 or 104, or 60 points passed

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Examines cultural and historical variations in how societies understand and experience the human body. The focus will be primarily on social, historical, and political-economic approaches. Topics such as labour, sport, health, illness, sexuality, gender, and religious ritual will be considered. Explores the cultural construction and social experience of the human body in a diverse range of settings.

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