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Sociological theories of distribution of power in the United States. Sources of institutionalized power, especially economic, military, organizational, and cultural. Relationship between state and society, influence of popular forces such as social movements, the emergence of the surveillance society, and impact of inequality on the overall distribution of power. Role of gender, the influence of emotions on political life, and examination of the body as a site of power.

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  • School of Arts & Sciences