NYU Steinhardt

Growing up in America: Communities, Families, Youth Culture, and Education

  • Course Number: SOED-UE 1010
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This class engages students in the study of “growing up in America” through scholarship on families, schools, communities, & youth culture. Students will critically read & discuss the works of historians & sociologists who write on socialization, subjectivity, exclusivity, & identity formation. With a focus on race, gender, & sexuality, students will also evaluate American society & culture in specific historical & sociological contexts. This course is designed to be of interest to students of sociology, history, social studies education, American studies, gender studies, cultural studies, & related fields.
  • Old Course Number: E20.1010