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Roxburgh, Susan. 2010. “CHILDHOOD IN SOCIETY”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course involves three broad topics. First, we focus on understanding the social construction of childhood. We examine how socio-historical circumstances shape the perception of children and of childhood as a distinct life stage. The second portion of the course moves from this broad focus on cross-cultural and cross-historical experiences of...

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Children and Youth
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College 300

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