Understanding Youth in the Urban Context
YD289 (Liberal Arts) Understanding Youth in the Urban Context 3 hrs. 3 crs. In this course, students will delve into original texts to examine critical perspectives on urban youth, youthhood, and constructions of youth identy(ies) in the US and different cultures. It begins with an understanding of young people: how they are seen, where they are seen, when they are seen. The spaces where ‘youth’ and ‘youthhood’ are constructed in relation to social class, ethnicity, language, race, gender, sexual orientation are examined and the implications for policy and practice discussed. Preq: English 125. Coreq: English 125.