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CHST 3130 Children of New York

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CHDST 40.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Examination of children's lives in New York and the institutions that affect them. Exploration of children's living conditions and lifestyles. Relevant demographic variables including: age, gender, ethnicity, race, geography, and socioeconomic status. Conditions and dynamics of housing, education, religion, family structure, and public health. Children's social organization in such activities as play, sports, music, video gaming, internet use, illegal music downloading, television, dance clubs, etc. Examination of demographic trends with focus on child welfare; including analysis of legal and social policies affecting children. (Not open to students who have taken Children's Studies 2200 [25], Special Topics during the spring 2005 or fall 2005 semesters.)

Prerequisite: English 1010 [1]; or permission of the program director.


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