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Winter Academic Term 2002 Course Guide

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RCNSCI 260. Science and Societal Issues: The Immune System.

Section 001 From Shamens to Cyborgs: Socio-Cultural Studies of Health, Illness, and the Biomedical Sciences.

Instructor(s): Bruce H B Struminger

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory science course. (4). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (4).

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The course will review a variety of theoretical perspectives in medical anthropology and social medicine on the ways in which medicine and the biomedical sciences both shape and are shaped by history, political economy, and culture. This seminar will provide students an opportunity to explore social, cultural, economic, and political influences on health, illness, and biomedicine. Students will also be introduced to current research exploring the effects of inequalities on health and the interrelationship between health and human rights. Other topics of discussion will include medicine and social justice, cross-cultural interpretations of the body and disease, and social critiques of emerging bio-sciences and technologies.

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