NYU Steinhardt

Special Issues in the Social Development of African-American Children

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2833
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Focuses on the socialization experiences of African-American children. Primary purpose is to anchor existing research on African-American children in a cultural context & in the nature of children?s encounters with mainstream culture. Topics covered include perspectives on culture & ethnicity, language, peer group & school experiences, racial socialization, & influences of the media, community violence, poverty, & racism on children?s development.
  • Old Course Number: E63.2833