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Human affairs: Health, environment and sexual difference ( points)


Leader: Dr S Pfueller (School of Geography and Environmental Science)

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Health, environment and disease and how different interpretations of them affect our understanding of sexual difference and its biological and psychological manifestations. The interaction of physical and socio-cultural environments with genetic factors in the expression, causation and treatment of disease and aging and in the evolution of family and mating patterns. Issues including the form of sexual expression that is normal and whether the brain has a s sex and whether science is inherently male.

Assessment: Group project: 30% + Essay: 30% + Written Examination: 40%

Contact Hours: One 2 Hour lecture and up to 3 hours of workshop and practicals per week

Prohibitions: BME1130

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