This lecture explores the differences between sex and gender. We will discuss gender as performance, hegemonic masculinity, and gender bending.
This lecture explores the topic of desire, examining sexuality and socioeconomic class differences.
This lecture explores race as a social construct and the biosocial consequences of racism.
Lecture 6: Reproducing & Medicalizing Bodies
This lecture explores birth as a socially and technologically mediated process. We will examine reproduction as an arena of state control and discuss how race, sex, class, religion, and other sociocultural differences shape reproductive experiences.