This article from the New York Times reminded me of the study we discussed in class. Not once in the article do they discuss (women’s) bodies in the context of what the body can do–the function. Yet, there is great focus on how the bodies appear–as object. What are the implications? How are aspirations shaped differently according to gender?
Welcome!This is the blog for the course “Sociology of Gender” (SOC 246-01) at St. Joseph’s College. Readings, the syllabus and other information for the course will be posted here throughout the semester.