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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 308 - Perspectives on Childhood and Adolescence

(3.00)
Attitudes toward children and childhood as a stage of life are historically contingent phenomena: They are shaped by the social context within which they exist. This course examines attitudes toward children and children as a social group within various historical settings and among different subcultures in America. We will attempt to understand why these variations occur and how they make sense within our own particular setting. As part of this course, students are encouraged to think critically about their own experieince of and attitudes toward childhood. Recommended Preparation One lower-level social sciences or humanities course focused on American society or culture.

Course ID: 50034
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Social Sciences (GEP), Social Sciences (GFR)
Same as Offered: AMST 384  



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