Write a one paragraph summary of “Tattooing the Body, Marking Culture.” How is it relevant to the course material in this unit?

2. What is the most interesting thing you learned from the “Body Size and Culture” slides and article? Why did you find it interesting?

3. Think of the micro-politics, the power struggles and attempts to get one’s own way, of a romantic couple. Think of a couple you actually know and describe the categories each member of the couple belongs to (such as their sex, gender, age, class, race, ethnicity, religion, etc.) to the best of your ability and anything else pertinent about the couple or the individuals. Which of these two people do you think has the most power? Why? Now imagine a conlict between these two people. How do you think each person would use their own culture(s) to gain power and get their way during a conflict? Be specific and detailed.

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