Back to Undergraduate

Areas of Study

Art & Technology
Art History
Art Studio
Asian Studies
Athletics, Physical Education, & Recreation
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Biology
Biopsychology
Book Art
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Child Development
Chinese
Computer Science
Dance
Data Science
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic Studies
French & Francophone Studies
Global Humanities & Critical Thought
Government
History
Individualized Major
International Relations
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Politics, Economics, Policy & Law
Psychology
Public Health & Health Equity
Public Policy
Queer Studies
Religious Studies
» Sociology
Spanish & Spanish American Studies
Theater Studies
Women, Leadership & Social Change
Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Accelerated Degree Programs

Bachelor's-to-Master's Degrees

Preprofessional Programs

Pre-Nursing Certificate
Medicine/Health Sciences

Summer Bridge Programs

Hellman Program
Summer Academic Workshop (SAW)

Home > Academics > Undergraduate > Sociology >
Sociology
Course Description

SOC 180S
Body Politics: Race, Gender, and Power
Summer

Cosmetic surgery, skin bleaching, reproductive justice, and dancing: what do they all have in common? Body politics. The course will focus on topics such as policing and the construction of criminal bodies, the beauty industry and the construction of ugly bodies, healthcare and the construction of sick bodies, reproductive justice and the construction of fertile/irresponsible bodies. The readings will offer an intersectional approach to studying the body by looking at race, gender, class, citizenship, abilities, and sexuality.
2015-16 One time only.

Course Credit:
3-4

Instructor(s):
Maggie Hunter

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Multicultural Perspectives, Women and Gender, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Race, Gender & Power

Program Information
Overview

Faculty and Staff

Requirements

Courses
Full Course List

Sociology Course List

Schedule of Courses for
the Current Semester


Activities & Resources 
Sociology and Anthropology Awards

Sociology and Anthropology Department Blog

Policy Ethics and Student Research

Social Sciences Annual Student Conferences

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2338
F: 510.430.2304
E: sociology@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17