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AFR 360M AFR 360M. Abolition Medicine. 3 Hours.

Same as Anthropology 325P. Examine race-based diagnostics tools and treatment guidelines that reinforce antiquated and scientifically inaccurate notions of biological race. Discuss the upstream structures that enable downstream violence, such as police brutality. Analyze, through an abolitionist lens, various systems of power in medicine, culture, and society to trace the colonial logics, practices, and institutions in the afterlife of slavery pertaining to health, illness and disease, healthcare, and public health in the United States and globally. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 360M, 370 (Topic: Abolition Medicine, Anthropology 325P. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.