SOCI202

Constructing Bodies

15 points

Not offered 2020, offered in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences

Description

This course examines a variety of body modification and management practices, such as cosmetic surgery, sexual enhancement technologies and body piercing, and considers the ways in which particular forms of embodiment challenge common understandings about bodies, gender and sexuality.

Pre-requisites

15 points of SOCI or ANTH at 100 level; OR 45 points in related subjects with the approval of the Head of Department.

Restrictions

GEND102, FMST102, GEND112, AMST113, CULT112, AMST142, GEND201, CULT207

Equivalent Courses

GEND201, CULT207