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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- en_US Jones, David S. (David Shumway) en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2006 en_US 2006-12
dc.identifier STS.330-Fall2006
dc.identifier local: STS.330
dc.identifier local: 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_US
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dc.subject historical medicine en_US
dc.subject medieval dissection en_US
dc.subject gender en_US
dc.subject visible human project en_US
dc.subject genealogies en_US
dc.subject genome en_US
dc.subject biological kinship en_US
dc.subject biology of race en_US
dc.subject race and disease en_US
dc.subject emerging diseases en_US
dc.subject human relationship with animals en_US
dc.subject reproductive technologies en_US
dc.subject therapeutics en_US
dc.subject bioprospecting en_US
dc.subject climate change en_US
dc.subject environmental technology en_US
dc.title STS.330 History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology, Fall 2006 en_US
dc.title.alternative History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology en_US

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