SOCI 844: Youth, Schooling, and Popular Culture
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Uses sociological perspectives to understand the various ways in which popular youth culture, schooling processes, and consumer culture intersect in contemporary American cultural life. Examines the social, economic, and political realities of youth as a group and the formation of distinct youth cultures within and outside formal school settings, including schooling and commodity culture, how markets promote and hinder particular educational ideologies, and how corner markets operate as spaces of cultural learning. May not be repeated for credit.