11.151J Youth Political Participation (New)


Class Info

Surveys youth political participation in the US since the early 1800s. Investigates trends in youth political activism during specific historical periods, as well as what difference youth media production and technology use (e.g., radio, music, automobiles, ready-made clothing) made in determining the course of events. Explores what is truly new about "new media" and reviews lessons from history for present-day activists based on patterns of past failure and success. Some mandatory field trips may occur during class time. Limited to 40.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.151J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. S. Light.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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