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Spring 2013
Apr 20, 2014
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AMST 0308 - Race: Sci, Med. & Diversity
*The Power of Race: Science, Medicine, and Human Diversity* In this course, we will explore the manner in which ideologies of race have shaped the histories of science and medicine, and how scientists and medical practitioners have shaped the history of race. Topics will include the role of scientific knowledge in debates about racial slavery in the U.S., eugenics policies in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, tropical medicine in the Philippines, and public health policies in Los Angeles and San Francisco. We will pay particular attention to recent debates regarding the uses of race and genetic ancestry in biomedical research and practice, as well as genetic genealogy. 3 hrs. sem.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Interdisciplinary Division
Program in American Studies Department

Course Attributes:
CMP, HIS, NOR

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Undergraduate
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      3-7.99 Credits
      0-2.99 Credits

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