URBS240 - Education in American Culture

Course Description: 
This course explores the relationships between forms of cultural production and transmission (schooling, family and community socialization, peer group subcultures and media representations) and relations of inequality in American society. Working with a broad definition of "education" as varied forms of social learning, we will concentrate particularly on the cultural processes that produce as well as potentially transform class, race, ethnic and gender differences and identities. From this vantage point, we will then consider the role that schools can and/or should play in challenging inequalities in America.
Course ID: 
URBS240
Title (text only): 
Education in American Culture
Term: 
2012C
Term Session: 
0
Subject Area: 
URBS
Status: 
O