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IE 471 - Children and Youth in Global Context

  • 3 credits
  • Online

Key issues affecting the well-being of children and youth are explored from a global perspective. The interface of cultural values with emerging challenges and opportunities are considered within the contexts of family,school, community, and the broader environment. Models of youth participation and intervention programs are critiqued, and concepts related to risk and resilience are examined cross-culturally. Particular attention is given to gender issues.

Important Information

IE 471 meets three credits of the International Development Studies Interdisciplinary Minor and Graduate Program. It is also a supportive course for the Peace and Reconciliation Studies minor. Contact the Office of International Programs for more details on these programs.