CHST 2120 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.

Prerequisite: English 1012 or the permission of the program director.

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