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


This course will explore theoretical approaches to the body. Topics include: 1) Social theory and history of the body, e.g., the mind/body dualism, discourse, and cultural inscriptions on the body; 2) The body and the Self, including woman as body; the male body, sexualities, alter/ed bodies, and the search for identity through the body;3) The Body in...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 300

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