CHST 3120 History of Children, Public Policy, and the Law in the United States
3 hours lecture; 3 credits
Political and legal history of children's issues in the United States, focused on the attitudes and actions of figures in power. Origins of public education and welfare; debate over child labor. Brown v. Board of Education, In re Gault, Tinker v. Des Moines. Abortion, busing, welfare reform, and children's rights in the legal and political arenas. (This course is the same as History 3457.)
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