Columbia

HIST W3523: Histories of Health and Inequality in the Modern United States | S. Roberts

T&TR 10:10-11:25; 313 Fayerweather

Students will gain familiarity with a range of historical and social science problems at the intersection of ethnic/racial/sexual formations, technological networks, and health politics since the late 19th century. Topics to be examined will include, but will not be limited to, women of color & health movements; HIV/AIDS politics, policy, and community response; public health and mass incarceration; “benign neglect,” urban renewal, and gentrification; medical abuses and the legacy of Tuskegee; tuberculosis control; and environmental justice. No course prerequisites or application. See syllabus

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