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


This course takes a critical look at human bodies, especially females, in social context. We begin with the premise that embodiment, itself, is a socially constructed phenomena rather than a fixed biological reality. Through the study of various texts, a few films, self-reflection, and plenty of in-class discussion, we will explore how perceptions of...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 200

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