Minor in Health Studies - Sociology and Anthropology of the Body GWST 3150   Sociology and Anthropology of the Body
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course will consist of a micro-sociological examination of the human body as a socio-cultural construction. Topics include: bodily self image, cultural definitions of physical attractiveness, stigmatization, proxemic behaviour, non-verbal communications, body hygiene and pollution taboos, and cultural aspects of human reproduction and sexuality. Special attention will be paid to class, gender and ethnicity and their relationship to body politics.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: One of SOSA 1000X/Y.06, 1050X/Y.06, 1100X/Y.06 or 1200X/Y.06
CROSS-LISTING: SOSA 3150