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(24 Lectures)

An examination of the practices and attitudes to public nudity from antiquity to the present, including Canadian jurisprudence from the 1950s to 2005, recent changing scientific studies of attitudes to public nudity, and the impact
of attitudes on body image, self-esteem, mental health and social deviance.

Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)


Course Information

  • Course Code: HPS204H1
  • Course Instructor: Paul Thompson
  • Course Delivery: On Campus
  • Course Credits: 0.5 cc

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