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SOCIOLOGY OF MADNESS AND MARGINALITY (SOC)

Section and Number: 
SOC 314
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(Also WMS 314)

Using historical documents, social statistics, works of literature, anthropology, and social and psychoanalytic theory, this course examines the process of marginalization, compares conceptions of sanity and insanity among different cultures and sub-cultures, and analyzes the consequences of institutionalization, stigmatization, and marginalization.

Prerequisite Details: 

SOC 100, SOC 215 with a grade of C or better.