Course: HIST 476. Youth Culture in the 20th Century United States (3)
Examines the phenomenon of “youth culture” as it evolved in the United States during the 20th century. In surveying the experiences of young people from a variety of racial, economic, regional and ethnic backgrounds, it will explore how America’s youth have helped shape both the nation’s political and popular cultures. The course also will focus on how adults have sought to keep various social forces from “corrupting” their children and how young people have responded to their elders’ efforts.