Classes

Race, Gender and Social Inequality: Reproductive Health Care in the United States

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2021

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

This interdisciplinary course explores the politics of reproductive health care in the United States, with a particular focus on how clinical care is shaped by social inequality along axes of race and gender. Considers a variety of reproductive health issues including abortion, assisted reproductive technologies, and reproductive oppression of minoritized groups by healthcare providers and governments. Readings draw from the fields of history, anthropology, medicine, epidemiology, and law. ...

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