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Course Details

Course Details

SOC 354 - GENDER, POWER, & THE BODY

Interrogates the social and cultural significance of the body and the relationship of embodiment to self-identity, empowerment, and oppression. Materialist, social constructionist, and post-modernist critiques of social and political efforts to discipline the body, as well as resistance to these efforts are explored. Core themes will vary by semester but may include: intimate partner violence, reproductive liberty, biopolitics, sexuality, postcolonial feminism, otherness, and feminist epistemology.

Credits: 3

PREREQUISITES:

  • SOC 101  (with a min grade of )

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