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WGS 322K WGS 322K. Sex and Violence in Popular Culture. 3 Hours.

Same as Sociology 322P. Overview of the cultural framing of sex and violence through realistic and hyper-realistic representations of sex, love, violence, and war in popular culture. Examination of the ethical implications, including the ways in which these representations rely on and further social inequalities and the sociological concepts, methods, and theoretical approaches to understanding sex and violence in popular culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Sociology 321K (Topic: Sex & Violence in Pop Culture), 322P, Women's and Gender Studies 322 (Topic 10), 322K, 345 (Topic: Sex & Violence in Pop Culture). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.