IGS 142B — Global Pandemics: History, Society, and Policy

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May not be taken for credit by students who took ANTH 142b in prior years.

Takes a biosocial approach to pandemics like HIV/AIDS, SARS, and Ebola as shaped not simply by biology, but also by culture, economics, politics, and history. Discussion focuses on how gender, sexuality, religion, and folk practices shape pandemic situations. Usually offered every fourth year.
Elanah Uretsky