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STS.330 History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology, Fall 2006

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Show simple item record Helmreich, Stefan, 1966- Jones, David S. (David Shumway)
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2006 2010-03-25T10:22:56Z 2010-03-25T10:22:56Z 2006-12
dc.identifier STS.330-Fall2006
dc.identifier.other STS.330
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-1cd09849d09dbd1e38b9d5d0107dcaf7
dc.description.abstract This course explores recent historical and anthropological approaches to the study of medicine and biology. Topics include histories of bodies and embodiment in medicine; institutional and social genealogies and futures for genes and genomes; the role of science and medicine in racial formation; epidemics and emergent diseases; new reproductive technologies and socialities; the laboratory and field lives of animals, plants, microbes, molecules, and environments. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject historical medicine en
dc.subject medieval dissection en
dc.subject gender en
dc.subject visible human project en
dc.subject genealogies en
dc.subject genome en
dc.subject biological kinship en
dc.subject biology of race en
dc.subject race and disease en
dc.subject emerging diseases en
dc.subject human relationship with animals en
dc.subject reproductive technologies en
dc.subject therapeutics en
dc.subject bioprospecting en
dc.subject climate change en
dc.subject environmental technology en
dc.title STS.330 History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology, Fall 2006 en
dc.title.alternative History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology en
dc.audience.educationlevel Graduate
dc.subject.cip 450201 en
dc.subject.cip Anthropology en
dc.subject.cip 540104 en
dc.subject.cip History and Philosophy of Science and Technology en

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