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Lecture 5

SOCI 1F90 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Hegemonic Masculinity, The Birdcage, Celery


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCI 1F90
Professor
Sara Cumming
Lecture
5

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-Social relations shape our bodies.
'!/!!
'/(.!#3+"",4"()"+"."(!)
")
'!/(.!#56!)","+*!
'!/(.!#"+..!
-These relations always in tension
-Struggle for control
'/(.!#!!"!+("*
-“Body Work” (Coffey)— “any practice that is undertaken to modify or
maintain some aspect of the body, often linked to the appearance of the body”
-7..!+"".!**"(
'Central to our sense of self
'(!..*!*)!#*(
-Social power(ex.appearance & attractiveness”
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'#7*$!!!*(!!(!&
-No neutral, universal, objective truth about what is attractive
'))!)(
-North America
'+)!#"
'+"#$!"(*+,!
-Ideal Body shapes are unachievable
'89#*!!4.+#:4.
'#*"+!+4;4".4
'(."+!..!+**
""+"
'!"(+"!"+"+!
-Ideals are also racialized
'+<#!*"."*"
+!,
'*+"+(*!,+("""
-Resistance- can become co-opted
'*(#
-Non-conformist
'"(!#..!*(-
"(.!($*..!),..!&
FILMS
'Miss Congeniality
'+,#*..."/!*(
'2"=-*(#
'(."<*(#*(*(($"++!,
)"&()!*"+""*!+!!..
"+*(!+!,"+*(!$+"",)!&
-The Birdcage
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