POL482H1: The Politics of Disease and Epidemic


Examines the mutually constitutive relationship between HIV/AIDS and the social, economic and political characteristics of its “host” society. Class readings focus on South Africa but students will each research key features of the epidemic in the developing country of their choice.


POL201Y1/​( POLB90H3, POLB91H3); minimum 14 credits

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)