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WS 3390- Plagues, Pandemics & Power: Readings

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Week 1 Readings

Week 3 Readings

Week 5 Readings

  • Snow, John. (1851) On Cholera I & II (excerpts) Week of September 24 (Week 5)

Week 6 Readings

  • Briggs, Charles L and Clara Mantini-Briggs. 2004. “Preparing for a Bacterial Invasion:  Cholera and Inequalities in Venezuela.” Chapter 1 (pp. 19-47) in Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling during a Medical Nightmare Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. [UTEP has electronic copy of book] Week of October 1 (Week 6)
  • Hart, Ernest. 1894. “The Nurseries of Cholera.” British Medical Journal 1(1730):415–420. [UTEP library has this volume] Week of October 1 (Week 6)

Week 7 Readings

  • Barry, John M. Cecile Vibound and Lone Simonsen. 2008.  “Cross-Protection between Successive Waves of the 1918–1919 Influenza Pandemic: Epidemiological Evidence from US Army Camps and from Britain.” Journal of Infectious Diseases Volume 198, Issue 10 1427-143. [UTEP library has this volume] Week of October 8 (Week 7)

Week 8 Readings

  • Specter, Michael, “The Deadliest Virus,” The New Yorker, March 12, 2012, p. 32-38. [UTEP library has this volume] Week of October 15 (Week 8)

Week 9 Readings

  • Rogers, Naomi,  1989. “Dirt, Flies, and Immigrants: Explaining the Epidemiology of Poliomyelitis, 1900-1916.” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 44: 486-505

Week 11 Readings

  • Garret, Laurie.  1994. “Feminine Hygiene” Chapter 12 (pp. 390-410- in The Coming Plague:  Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance.  New York: Penguin.  Week of November 5 (Week 11)
  • Primary Source Document I Week of November 5 (Week 11)
  • Primary Source Document II Week of November 5 (Week 11)

Week 12 Readings

  • Patton, Cindy. 1988. “AIDS: Lessons from the Gay Community.” Feminist Review (30):105–111 [UTEP library has this volume] Week of November 12 (Week 12)

Week 14 Readings

  • Patton, Cindy.  2011.   “Rights Language and HIV Treatment: Universal Care or Population Control?” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 41:3, 250-266. [UTEP library has this volume] Week of November 26 (Week 14)

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