Minor in Health Studies - Topics in the Social and Cultural History of England, c 1500-1850: Madness and Marginality HIST 3108   Topics in the Social and Cultural History of England, c 1500-1850: Madness and Marginality
CREDIT HOURS: 3
“Marginality” is a sociological term that describes the situation of groups of people who are excluded or persecuted by the dominant culture. This course will examine such groups as witches, prostitutes, vagrants, and those deemed mentally ill. It will study the processes and politics of exclusion and regulation. It will ask how and why groups become labeled as beyond the boundaries of acceptable society and how such labeling affects practice and experience.
FORMAT: Seminar
PREREQUISITES: One previous history course