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MCGANN, PJ. 2010. “BODY POLITICS”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This seminar explores the politics of defining deviance, how individuals "become" deviant, and the operation of social control in everyday life with special reference to the body. The body is an important carrier of individualized and social meanings. It is also a site of cultural struggle over these meanings. Some bodies, some ways of being in the...

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