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Unformatted text preview: ○ It's bases s Consequences at all 3 social levels s How is it managed? s Stigma applicable to bosy ○ Focuses on the process of getting "the first tattoo" s Since skin and the body are first thing a person sees of another person, how does this impact people s Body Modification ○ Physical deformities - abominations of the body s Blemishes of character - extrapolating attributes from specific attributes of character -homosexuality, political views, other labels s Tribal stigma - race, nation, and/or religion s Goffman - 3 types of Stigma ○ People in wheelchairs, walkers □ Deaf, blind □ Physically scarred □ People with Physical Disabilities - PPD s Read Cahill and Eggleston s Sagarin s Sagarin - The Disabled as Involuntary Deviants ○ The Deviance of the Body - Physical Disability, Obesity, and Body Modification of Abortion • The Body as a Site of Deviance Tuesday, February 19, 2008 10:50 AM Lecture Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course SOC 462 taught by Professor Jackspencer during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08