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Sternheimer, Karen. 2010. “SOCIOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Typically children are only studied as victims or perpetrators of social problems, but in this course we will consider children in many additional contexts. We will begin by examining the meaning(s) of childhood and how it has changed over time. Then we will consider the many social contexts of childhood, including family, school, race, class, and...

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Children and Youth
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College 200

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