ANTH 3126 Generation Next: Adolescence and Youth Culture in Cross-Cultural Perspective

3 hours; 3 credits

Critical overview of youth-in-context - how youth actively engage with the world around them, how youth are talked about, how they talk about themselves. Analysis of who youth are from an interdisciplinary, theoretical approach including cultural anthropology, sociology, psychology, psychological anthropology, feminism, gender theory, postcolonial theory, political economy, and critical race theory. Readings include African literature, memoirs, international labor policy research, urban ethnography, theory texts, and journal articles. This course is the same as Children and Youth Studies 3126. Not open to students who have completed Children and Youth Studies 3126.

Prerequisite: Anthropology 1100 or Children and Youth Studies 2100.


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