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21A.216J Dilemmas in Bio-Medical Ethics 2005/2/2 (W), Week 1, Class 1 Readings Michel Foucault, “The Birth of Biopolitics,” in Ethics, Subjectivity, and Truth , Essential Works of Foucault, Vol 1, pp 73-79. __. “The Birth of Social Medicine,” in Power , Essential Works of Foucault, Vol 3, pp 134-156. Class Introduction Contact info for Writing Fellow Lia Shimada Background: Professor Erica James (Taken from MIT Anthropology website) Her research interests focus on medical and psychiatric anthropology, gender and violence, religion and healing, and issues of race, human rights, and the ethics and politics of democratization projects. Her doctoral research, entitled The Violence of Misery: “Insecurity” in Haiti in the “Democratic” Era , examines the psychosocial experience of Haitian torture survivors targeted during the 1991-94 coup period, as well as the politics of humanitarian assistance in “post-conflict” nations making the transition to democracy Course: Ask hard questions but do so with respect We’ll focus on: o biomedical issues (stem cells; fertilization)
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2010 for the course ANTHRO 21A taught by Professor Introductiontoanthropology during the Fall '04 term at MIT.

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