• Gender and the Politics of Childhood

    Instructor: L Nelson
    Units: 4
    Course Number: GWS 134
    Semester: Spring 2016
    CCN: 32972

    Explores gender and age as interrelated dimensions of social structure, meaning, identity, and embodiment. Emphasis on the gendered politics of childhood--for example, in the social regulation of reproduction; child-rearing, motherhood, fatherhood, care, and rights; the changing global political economy of childhoods and varied constructions of "the child"; child laborers, soldiers, street children; consumption by and for children; growing up in schools, neighborhoods, and families.