2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CSOCL 2113 Children in Global Perspective

This course studies aspects of children's lives in contemporary cultures with a particular focus on cultures in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. Using sociological, interdisciplinary and international perspectives, this course examines the patterns of family structure and roles; definitions of childhood; and the beliefs, attitudes, and patterns of childrearing in specific cultures and links to political and economic realities in specific countries.