SEM:SOCIOLOGY OF WELLBEING

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Sociology

Course Number: 
328
Institution: 
Smith College
This seminar explores the rise of wellbeing across varying contexts in contemporary societies. Particular attention is given to therapeutic practices, from alternative medicines to psychotherapy and self-help. The lectures highlight the emergence of different discourses of wellbeing historically, and relate the appearance of today's cultures of wellbeing ? and of varied embodied wellbeing practices - to questions of self, subjectivity, gender and belonging. Prerequisites: SOC 101 and permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 12.
Comments: 

Instructor Permission. Not open to first-years, sophomores

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
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Schedule #: 
39982-S13

Course Sections

SEM:SOCIOLOGY OF WELLBEING
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Eeva Sointu

esointu@smith.edu

T 03:00-04:50

HATFLD 202