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Sociology of the Body
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Ferguson, Susan. 2010. “Sociology of the Body”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course examines one of the most contested terrains of human experience, the body. In particular, the sociology of the body is a subfield of sociology that utilizes sociological inquiry and feminist scholarship to understand how bodies are socially constructed in different societies, cultures, and time periods. In this course, we examine the...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 200

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