Children and Society
Trinity College Dublin
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
This module examines aspects of children and society from multi-disiplinary perspective. It provides an overview of the concepts and ideas that underpin social constructions of childhood in contemporary society and in a wider historical and international context. It introduces policy and provision as it relates to children in key areas of education, early years and childcare; children?s rights and participation. Contemporary issues and debates on children?s cultural worlds will also be examined.
- The invention of childhood?
- key perspectives from sociology on childhood
- key perspectives from psychology on childhood
- key perspectives from history on childhood
- researching children
Children, rights and social policy
Children?s cultural worlds
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.