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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCY 1089
Professor
Sharlene Hesse- Biber
Semester
Fall

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SC089.01 (11.12.13) Reading Racialized Bodies: Asian and Latin Women and Body Image Difference categories: Not all Asian­American women are the same, not all Latin­ American women are the same—they differ in many dimensions, even within a  difference category like race *Self­objectification Questionnaire (Sanchez) ­Psychological measure of self­objectification/physical self­concept ­Ranking importance of certain things in considering your self­concept ­Higher # means greater degree of objectification (more emphasis  placed on appearance than competence) Degree of Body Disconnection: ­Self­objectification▯Disconnect from self (treating your body in parts, instead) ­Objectification: When individuals are perceived as objects—considered  in terms of their bodies, disconnected from their SELVES Q: How is the racialized Asian/Latin body objectified? ­When people perceive themselves or “others” as different, their bodies become  parts, become objects ­Think about this: How do the consequences of beauty culture differ for  differently embo
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