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Feminism, Gender, and the Body
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Raeburn, Nicole. 2010. “Feminism, Gender, and the Body”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Using feminist approaches to gender, this upper-division seminar will critically analyze the body as contested terrain. We begin with theoretical approaches to the gendering of the body, namely social constructionist perspectives. We, then, apply these lenses to actual bodily matter, namely muscles, and consider the varying meanings and consequences...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 400

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