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Health, Crime, and the Body
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Lichtenstein, Bronwen. 2010. “Health, Crime, and the Body”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The modern body is a project to be shaped, crafted, molded and altered to fit societal ideals. The problem with this body project is that definitions of social deviance have also expanded, with a trend toward creating and criminalizing "deviant bodies." This cross-listed graduate/senior undergraduate seminar will discuss how and why such bodies become...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 400

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