Law, Science & Medicine

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Critical Social Inquiry

Course Number: 
0201
Institution: 
Hampshire College
This course introduces Division II students to ethnographic methods through the specific study of the powerful institutions of law, science, and medicine. Through the critical reading and analysis of ethnographic texts, students will learn about the substantive areas of political and legal anthropology, science studies, and critical medical anthropology. Students will also build a methodological toolkit for investigating complex social problems in the areas of law, science, and medicine. Specific topics of investigation include human rights and humanitarian interventions; organ transplantation and the exchange of biological materials; global pharmaceuticals; and multispecies ethnography. The course will culminate in final mini-ethnographic research projects designed by students. Enrollment limited to 18 Division II students.
Comments: 

Writing and Research Multiple Cultural Perspectives Independent Work

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
310620

Course Sections

Law, Science & Medicine
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 4.0

Jennifer Hamilton

jahSS@hampshire.edu

02:30PM-05:20PM W

Franklin Patterson Hall 105