ANTH 474 A: Social Difference And Medical Knowledge

Meeting Time: 
TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
SMI 305
SLN: 
22267
Instructor:
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Marieke van Eijk
Catalog Description: 
Explores relations between medical and social categories: how social differences become medicalized; how medical conditions become associated with stigmatized social groups; and how categories become sources of identity and bases for political action. Considers classifications (race, gender, sexuality, disability) and how each has shaped and/or been shaped by medical science/practice.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 5, 2016 - 9:00pm