SOC 320 - Sociology of Children and Childhood

Examination of the social position of children and childhood in contemporary American and global society with recognition that children are active participants in their world. Emphasis upon basic areas of family, education, child care, work, juvenile justice, and peer culture. Analysis of the intersection of childhood, gender, social class, race, and ability/disability. Methodological considerations of studying children will also be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 100, plus 3 additional credits in SOC.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2017