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Beauty and Body Image
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Mieras, Emily. 2010. “Beauty and Body Image”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course is an intensive, upper-level seminar that analyzes perceptions of beauty and the body. Course themes include: the intersection of ideas about beauty with cultural attitudes about race, gender, and class; the link between commercial culture and changing beauty ideals; and the connections between beauty and power.

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Cultural Sociology
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College 400

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