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WGS 420 Birth and Death
(Also SOC 420)
4 hours; 4 credits
An exploration of the different sociological renderings of birth and death in contemporary societies. Understanding the concepts of birth and death from a sociological perspective offers an excellent opportunity to explore the intersections of race, class, gender, spirituality, and age. This course will be heavily geared toward feminist and critical perspectives. It will explore recent technological innovations and their implications for representations of conception, birth, and death.
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