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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WOMS 425 - Sociology of the Body (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Examines the body, not through the lens of the biological sciences, but as the product of complex social arrangements and processes. Considers: What is ‘natural’ about bodies? How are bodies commodified? How are bodies categorized and constituted by discourses of race, class, gender, sexuality, and biomedicine?
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: Crosslisted with SOCI425 and SGST425. RESTRICTIONS: Not open to freshmen.
General Education Objectives:
Read Critically Analyze Arguments and Information Communicate Effectively in Writing Communicate Orally Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications