WGS 342 - Special Topics in Gender and Health
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Biomedical Knowledge: Behavior, Science and Gender
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Women's and Gender Studies (WGS)
Department: LSA Women's and Gender Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
WGS/NURS 220 (WOMENSTD/NURS 220) or WGS/AMCULT 240 (WOMENSTD/AMCULT 240).
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Description

This class will explore how scientists, public health officials, physicians, and the general public create and use knowledge about health, wellness, disease, and sickness, particularly as it relates to gender. A focus will be a scrutiny of science itself and of scientific studies (for example, studies about the efficacy of a pharmaceutical drugs). We will ask, "What bodies are studied around the world, in what conditions, and for what purposes?" This course employs a cross-cultural, global comparative perspective to illuminate underlying assumptions in biomedicine and science.

Course Requirements:

Weekly short reading responses; three short (2-4 page) papers; final group project and presentation.

Schedule

WGS 342 - Special Topics in Gender and Health
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
28305
Closed
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2
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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