Week 5: Critical Approach

COURSE MATERIALS

  • Lecture: 5.1 Culture of Biomedicine [watch]
  • Lecture: 5.2 Trends in Biomedicine [watch]
  • Video: Medicalization of Menstruation [watch]
  • PDF: Katz – Ritual in the Operating Room [read]
  • PDF: Conrad and Potter – From Hyperactive Children to ADHD Adults: Observations on the Expansion of Medical Categories [read]
  • Blog: Karim – The Commodification of Celebrity Health [read]
  • Film: Pill Poppers (1 hour) [watch] (sorry for all the ads – but at least its free!)

ASSIGNMENTS

  • Reflection Post: W5 Reflection Prompt [link] – due 6/19 @ 11:59PM EST.
  • Activity Post: W5 Activity Prompt [link] – due 6/19 @ 11:59PM EST.
  • Comments: Due 6/21 @ 11:59PM EST.
  • Weebly: Work on the Critical Approach page of your Weebly [link]