AP/SOSC 4141 3.00
Women And Health
This course focuses on developing research, analytical and writing skills through individual research, discussion, group collaboration, and individual and group writing. The goal of this course is to research the area of women and health with a particular emphasis on the relationship between biological and social conceptions of women’s health and emphasis on the different experiences of different women. We discuss issues of power and inequality throughout the course by examining various topics, such as technology and science, medicalization, violence and conflict, body image, conception and fertility, menopause, aging, and women’s roles as caregivers, and activists. The seminar requires active participation and research by all members throughout the course.