PsychologyPSYC 140L Women's Bodies and Psychological Well-Being

Examines how women's bodily experiences (e.g., sexual objectification, violence, menarche, sexual health) are uniquely tied to their subordinate status and impacts their psychological well-being. Theories of gender inequality will address how social control directed at women's bodies through power relations embedded in societal institutions contributes to women's marginalized status. Enrollment restricted to junior and senior psychology, sociology, feminist studies, and community studies majors.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; and PSYC 100, or SOCY 3A, or FMST 100. Enrollment restricted to junior and senior psychology, sociology, feminist studies, and community studies majors.

Credits

5

Instructor

Shelly Grabe