Jun 29, 2022  
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2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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SOCL 3830 - Thin and Fat: The Sociology of Eating Disorders

(3 Units) Course examines American eating behaviors; race/ethnic, gender, and social class dynamics regarding weight; and various eating disorders, primarily in the United States and other developed countries. Topics include over-eating and obesity, bulimia and anorexia, as well as the social construction of appropriate body weight, the stigmatization of obesity, analysis of the diet and recovery industry, and the media’s role in shaping perceptions of body image.


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