AIDS: A Global Perspective

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AIDS: A Global Perspective

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University of Toronto

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Seminars explore the global AIDS crisis, adopting the medical-anthropological perspective of Paul Farmer’s “Infections and Inequalities”. Varying epidemiological profiles of AIDS are placed in broader social, cultural, and political-economic frameworks. The impact of globalization and structural inequality on local cultures and lifestyles will provide an essential backdrop to the discussions. This is a joint course between Human Biology and Anthropology but it is administered by Human Biology.

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      • Prerequisite: 4th year status, HMB300H1/HMB301H1/HMB302H1/HMB303H1/HMB323H1 or ANT203Y1 or ANT208H1 and one 300 level course from Group B (Evolutionary)

Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science or Science course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)


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