CHST 3630 Child Well-Being in a Global World: Focus on the United States
3 hours; 3 credits
Introduction to the concept and study of children's well-being. The evolving jurisprudence of children's rights and child well-being. Effects of poverty, deprivation, exclusion, and vulnerability on children and youth. Child well-being from an international perspective with detailed focus on children's well-being in the U.S. Methodologies for measuring child well-being. Public policy and the role of the state in ensuring children's welfare. (This course is not open to students who took Children?s Studies 2200: Special Topics: Child Well-Being in a Global World: Focus on the United States, during the Fall 2010 or Spring 2011 semesters.)
Prerequisite: English 1010 or permission of the program director.