SOC 295 - Topics in Sociology
Winter 2023, Section 002 - Gender, Sexuality, and Health
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/4/23 - 4/18/23 (see other Sections below)
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Description

Health and illness. The difference seems straightforward, but the line is not necessarily clear. Political issues related to "normal" gender, sex, and sexuality, for example, are disguised when cloaked in medical garb. What's more, one person's sought after treatment may be punishment or abuse to someone else. This course explores these and related issues as seen in the removal of homosexuality from DSM; demands for care by AIDS activists; debates about intersex and trans; and contemporary "disorders" such as PMS/pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder, erectile dysfunction, and inhibited desire.

Schedule

SOC 295 - Topics in Sociology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
30412
Open
7
 
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
002 (LEC)
 In Person
31649
Closed
0
 
2
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
003 (LEC)
 In Person
36702
Open
5
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23

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