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Explain how organisms interact with each
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Class Room: Geography 100
In modern Canadian society, most people believ
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Crime is socially constructed
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SOCI 479a: SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
2016-17 Term 1 (3 Credits)
University of British Columbia
Department of Sociology
Prerequisites: SOCI 100 (or equivalent) or instructor permission (be sure tha
SOCI 479a: Social Determinants of Health
Dr. Richard Carpiano
Term 1 2016-17, MW 3:30-5:00, ANSO 205
Policy Brief Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to prepare a briefing paper describing the relationship between
a determinant of health
/ Research Question
Data and Methods
US Census (2000 and 2100 collections)
617 newspaper articles
Gay Index; cultural archipelagos
The Rise of the Vicarious
(GENDER IS SUCH A) DRAG
Position 1, Drag is Dangerous
Why might drag be dangerous?
Position 2, Drag is Politically Subversive
Why does drag have the potentially to be politically subversive?
Position 3, Drag is Playful
1. What was the motivating question?
What is the relationship between sex and society?
Believes there is a biological basis for human impulses, drives, desires BUT social forces
fashion a biological reality into sexuality
o Individuals and
What is gaydar?
How does it work?
Does research show that its real?
If not, then what is it?
FEATURAL AND CONFIGURAL FACE PROCESSING,
Existing work shows that we rely on gender atypicality w
What is a Gaybourhood?
Sexuality and the City
617 newspaper articles (17 sources, 27 locations, 40 years)
U.S. Census Data
Public opinion polls
Todays Guiding Questions
How can self-identified heterosexuals kiss
or even have sex with each other
without challenging either persons
claim to heterosexuality?
What specific rhetorical or cultural strategies
Straight Gays and Gay Straights
A Very Straight Gay
Part 1: Constructing Masculinity
Part 2: Sexuality and Identity
Part 3: Hetero- and Homo- Masculinities
Part 4: Facing Change
A Very Gay Straight
SOCIOLOGY OF SEXUALITIES
DOING VERSUS PERFORMING GENDER
Hallmarks of Queer Theory
Reject unchanging identity categories
Reject impermeable categories
Embrace membership fluidity
Reject comparisons to race and ethnicity
Embrace the distinctive
What is the relationship between sex and society?
Warm Up Application Exercise
Review Theoretical Approaches
= Where you have to fill in the informati
Is prostitution a solitary,
Or do the women share
a sense of community / solidarity
with each other?
Are Sex Workers
Solitary or Social?
How does the film emphasize
Davie Hookers agency?
Do Sex Workers
Demographic profi le of Vancouver sex workers
Ross in a historical context (pre-1975 and post-1985)
Canadian legal context
Overview of what is legal and what is not
A sociological history of sex work
Closet, Coming Out, Post-Gay
Feelings of Shame, Guilt, Fear
Out Era, WWII 1997
Being Open and Out about Sexuality
Almost Exclusively Gay Socia
Legally defining a class of homosexuals also involves the less
visible practice of
two acquire definition and meaning in relation to one another
Heterosexuality is a
for people who have
not marked themse