2021-2022 Pitzer Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Pitzer Catalog
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ANTH 048 PZ -Anthropology of Deviance and Abnormality


Institution: Pitzer

Description: This course uses the lens of psychological anthropology to examine the relationship between culture and ways of constructing, interpreting, and responding to deviance and abnormality. It deals primarily with varieties of deviance that can be construed as “mental illness,” and focuses especially on the interactions people around the world have with Western, biomedical psychiatry.

Prerequisite(s): Students should be familiar with basic ideas in anthropology and/or psychology

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