2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

ANT 100 The Ethnography of Youth and Justice in New York City

3 hours 

The class will examine the tensions around justice that exist between young people who live in New York City and the wider society in which they live. By introducing students to social science research methods and techniques, the class will systematically examine the problems and prospects of growing up in a complex urban environment, and how young people try to achieve justice for themselves and others.




This course satisfies the John Jay College Option: Justice and the Individual (100-level) area of the Gen Ed Program.

This course is a First Year Seminar and is restricted to freshmen only.