1. Week 1: Introduction 2 items
    1. An anthropology of biomedicine - Margaret M. Lock, Vinh-Kim Nguyen 2018

      Book Core Introduction chapter

  2. Week 2. Biomedicine as a System 14 items
    1. Core reading 2 items
      1. The Birth of the Clinic: Chapter 1: Spaces and Classes - Michel Foucault 2003

        Chapter Core Chapter 1: 'Spaces and Classes'.

      2. Reassessing Foucault: power, medicine and the body - Colin Jones, Roy Porter 1994

        Book Core Chapter 4: 'Medicine, History and the Present'

    2. Recommended reading 5 items
      1. Writings on medicine - Georges Canguilhem 2012

        Book Recommended Chapter 2: ‘Diseases’ and Chapter 3: ‘Health: Popular Concept and Philosophical Questions’

      2. Biomedicine examined - Margaret M. Lock, Deborah Gordon 1988

        Book Recommended Chapter 1 ("Introduction") and Chapter 3 ("Tenacious Assumptions in Western Medicine").

      3. Differences in Medicine: Unraveling Practices, Techniques, and Bodies - Marc Berg, Annemarie Mol 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Chapter: Mol, Annemarie: Missing Links, Making Links - The Performance of some Atheroscleroses

      4. What is Specific to Biomedicine? - Arthur Kleinman

        Chapter Recommended p21-40

    3. Additional reading 7 items
      1. The taming of chance - Ian Hacking, Mario Mignucci 1990

        Book Additional

      2. Genesis and development of a scientific fact - Ludwik Fleck 1981

        Book Additional Chapter: How the Modern Concept of Syphilis Originated

      3. Inventing human science 1995

        Book Additional Chapter: Porter, Roy: Medical Science and Human Science in the Enlightenment

      4. Power - Michel Foucault, James D Faubion, Robert Hurley 2002

        Book Additional Read chapter Foucault, Michel. "The Birth of Social Medicine"

      5. The normal and the pathological - Georges Canguilhem 1991

        Book Additional

      6. Knowledge of life - Georges Canguilhem, Paola Marrati, Todd Meyers 2008

        Book Additional Chapter 4: 'Machine and Organism.'

  3. Week 3: The Normal Body and Its Pathologization 18 items
    1. Core reading 3 items
      1. Medicalisation and social control - Peter Conrad

        Article Core pp 209–32.

      2. Biomedicalization: Technoscientific Transformations of Health, Illness, and U.S. Biomedicine - Adele E. Clarke, Janet K. Shim, Laura Mamo, Jennifer Ruth Fosket and Jennifer R. Fishman 2003

        Article Core pp161-194

      3. The cancer journals - Audre Lorde c1997

        Book Core Chapter 3: Breast Cancer: Power vs Prothesis

    2. Recommended reading 4 items
      1. The Rise of Viagra: How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America - Meika Loe, Loe 2004

        Book Recommended Pp. 29-61 (Chapter 2: ‘The Rise of Erectile Dysfunction’)

      2. The normal and the pathological - Georges Canguilhem 1991

        Book Recommended Chapter: ‘Section 2: New Reflections on the Normal and the Pathological’

      3. The woman in the body: a cultural analysis of reproduction - Emily Martin 1989

        Book Recommended Chapter: Premenstrual Syndrome, Work Discipline and Anger

    3. Additional reading 11 items
      1. The pros and cons of medicalisation - Simon Wessely

        Article Additional pp 324:375

      2. Drugs for life: how pharmaceutical companies define our health - Joseph Dumit 2012

        Book Additional Chapter 5: Moving the Lines: Deciding on Thresholds

      3. Twice Dead: Organ Transplants and the Reinvention of Death - Margaret M. Lock 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Additional

      4. The loss of sadness: how psychiatry transformed normal sorrow into depressive disorder - Allan V. Horwitz, Jerome C. Wakefield 2012

        Book Additional

      5. Monsters, Goddesses and Cyborgs June 15, 1996 (Hardcover)

        Book Additional

  4. Week 4: Standards, Classifications & Experiments 13 items
    1. Core Reading 2 items
      1. When people come first: critical studies in global health - João Guilherme Biehl, Adriana Petryna 2013

        Book Core Chapter 2: Evidence-Based Global Public Health

    2. Recommended Reading 2 items
      1. Sorting things out: classification and its consequences - Geoffrey C. Bowker, Susan Leigh Star 1999

        Book Recommended . ‘Introduction’ and Chapter 3: ‘The ICD as Information Infrastructure’

    3. Additional Reading 9 items
      1. Social Studies of Science - Monica J. Casper and Adele E. Clarke 1998

        Journal Additional

      2. Reconstructing individualism: autonomy, individuality, and the self in Western thought - Thomas C. Heller 1986

        Book Additional Chapter: Hacking, Ian: Making up people

      3. Calculating the Social - Standards and the Reconfiguration of Governing | V. Higgins | Palgrave Macmillan

        Webpage Additional Chapter: Novas, Carlos: Standards, Orphan Drugs, and Pharmaceutical Markets

      4. The Emergence of Clinical Practice Guidelines - GEORGE WEISZ, ALBERTO CAMBROSIO, PETER KEATING, LOES KNAAPEN 07/12/2007

        Article Additional

      5. Pharmaceutical reason: knowledge and value in global psychiatry - Andrew Lakoff 2005

        Book Additional

  5. Week 5: Political Economy of Global Health Research & Care 13 items
    1. Core Readings 2 items
      1. When experiments travel: clinical trials and the global search for human subjects - Adriana Petryna 2009

        Book Core ‘Introduction’; ‘Chapter 1: Ethical Variability; and Chapter 3: 'The Global Clinical Trial'

      2. Drug development for neglected diseases: a deficient market and a public-health policy failure - Patrice Trouiller, Piero Olliaro, Els Torreele, James Orbinski 06/2002

        Article Core

    2. Recommended Reading 3 items
      1. Scrambling for Africa: AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science - Johanna Tayloe Crane 2013

        Book Recommended Chapter 5: ‘Doing Global Health’.

      2. The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot 2011

        Book Recommended

    3. Additional Reading 8 items
      1. Biocapital: the constitution of postgenomic life - Kaushik Sunder Rajan 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Additional

      2. Global pharmaceuticals: ethics, markets, practices - Adriana Petryna, Andrew Lakoff, Arthur Kleinman 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Additional

      3. An anthropology of biomedicine - Lock, Margaret M., Nguyen, Vinh-Kim 2010

        Book Additional Chapter 8: Who Owns the Body, and Chapter 9: The Social Life of Organs

      4. Clinical labor: tissue donors and research subjects in the global bioeconomy - Melinda Cooper, Cathy Waldby 2014

        Book Additional Part One - "A Clinical Labour Theory of Value" p1-18.

  6. Week 7: Bodies in Contexts 1: Patterns of Health & Disease 11 items
    1. Core Reading 3 items
      1. Structural Violence and Clinical Medicine - Paul E Farmer, Bruce Nizeye, Sara Stulac, Salmaan Keshavjee 24/10/2006

        Article Core

      2. Anthropology, Inequality, and Disease: A Review - Vinh-Kim Nguyen and Karine Peschard 2003

        Article Core pp 447-474

    2. Recommended Reading 3 items
      1. Medical Anthropology Quarterly - James Pfeiffer and Mark Nichter 2008

        Journal Recommended

    3. Additional Reading 5 items
      1. Structural Vulnerability and Health: Latino Migrant Laborers in the United States - James Quesada, Laurie Kain Hart, Philippe Bourgois 07/2011

        Article Additional

  7. Week 8: Bodies in Context II: Transgressing ‘natural’ boundaries: local biologies, hybrid bodies & cyborgs 10 items
    1. Core Reading 2 items
      1. Simians, cyborgs, and women: the reinvention of nature - Donna Jeanne Haraway 1991

        Book Core Chapter 8: A Cyborg Manifesto (pp149-182)

    2. Recommended Reading 4 items
      1. An anthropology of biomedicine - Margaret M. Lock, Vinh-Kim Nguyen 2018

        Book Recommended Chapter 4: Local Biologies and Human Difference.

      2. Revisiting Local Biology in the Era of Global Health - P. Sean Brotherton, Vinh-Kim Nguyen 07/2013

        Article Recommended

      3. Monsters, Goddesses and Cyborgs : Feminist Confrontations with Science, Medicine and Cyberspace 1996 (Hardcover)

        Book Recommended Chapter: Introduction

    3. Additional Reading 4 items
  8. WEEK 9. The Politics of Exclusion and Inclusion of Biomedical Research 17 items
    1. Core Readings 2 items
    2. Recommended Readings 4 items
    3. Additional Reading 11 items
      1. Inclusion : The Politics of Difference in Medical Research - Steven Epstein 2007

        Book Additional Chapters: ‘Introduction’ and Chapter 2: ‘Histories of the Human Subject’

      2. Race to the finish - Jenny Reardon 2009

        Book Additional Chapter: Introduction

      3. Race, nature, and the politics of difference - Donald S. Moore, Jake Kosek, Anand Pandian 2003

        Book Additional Chapter: Wailoo, Keith: Inventing the Heterozygote: Molecular Biology, Racial Identity, and the Narratives of Sickle Cell Disease

      4. Scrambling for Africa: AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science - Johanna Tayloe Crane 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Additional Chapter 2: The Molecular Politics of HIV

      5. Differences in Medicine: Unraveling Practices, Techniques, and Bodies - Marc Berg, Annemarie Mol 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Additional Chapter: Hinschauer, S: Performing Sexes and Genders in Medical Practices

      6. Medicating race - Anne Pollock 2012

        Book Additional

  9. Week 10: Social movements, people power and shared decision-making –– revolutionizing medicine? 18 items
    1. Core Readings 4 items
      1. The handbook of science and technology studies - Edward J. Hackett, Society for Social Studies of Science c2008

        Book Core Chapter 21: Patients Groups and Health Movements

      2. Let the patient revolution begin - T. Richards, V. M. Montori, F. Godlee, P. Lapsley 14/05/2013

        Article Core

    2. Recommended Readings 3 items
      1. Science, Technology, and Democracy (Suny Series in Science, Technology, and Society) - Daniel Lee Kleinman October 2000 (Paperback)

        Book Recommended Chapter 1: “Democracy, Expertise, and AIDS Treatment Activism.” by Steven Epstein. (Pp. 15- 32)

    3. Additional Readings 11 items
      1. Histories of cochlear implantation - Stuart S Blume 11/1999

        Article Additional

      2. Social movements in health: an introduction - Phil Brown, Stephen Zavestoski 09/2004

        Article Additional

      3. Impure science: AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge - Steven Epstein c1996

        Book Additional

      4. Knowing Patients - Jeannette Pols 01/2014

        Article Additional

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