Spring 2017  |  BTHX 5510 Section 001: Gender and the Politics of Health (69437)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Meets With:
BTHX 8510 Section 001
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/17/2017 - 05/05/2017
Thu 01:00PM - 03:30PM
UMTC, East Bank
Virtual Rooms AHC-RM-TBA
Course Catalog Description:
Significance of gender to health and health care. Feminist analysis regarding moral/political importance of gender, possibly including contemporary western medicine's understanding of the body, childbirth, and reproductive technologies; cosmetic surgery; chronic illness; disability; participation in research; gender and classification of disease. Care work, paid/non-paid. Readings from feminist theory, history, social science, bioethics, and moral philosophy.
Class Notes:
This course will be held in Room N593 Boynton This course explores the moral and political importance of gender in topics related to health. These issues are situated within their institutional and broader social contexts. This course is appropriate for a wide audience including students from the health professions, philosophy, social science, and law.
Class Description:
Student may contact the instructor or department for information.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/69437/1173

ClassInfo Links - Spring 2017 Bioethics, Center for Classes Taught by Debra DeBruin, PhD

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