Course Detail


Sociology of Childhood


This course examines childhood as a complex social category created and reproduced through social relations and social structures, including schools, families, peer relationships and popular culture. In addition to looking at how social processes shape the lives of children, we will discuss children's agency, exploring how children actively interpret and influence the social world.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement.