Youth Culture (CULT 522)

2020 Summer
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Cultural Studies(CULT)
Sonay Ban,
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Doctoral, Master
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This course focuses on youth culture viewed within the wider frame of age and generation. It asks, how have youth and youth culture been defined and theorized historically? What challenges does the study of youth culture pose in a transnational world? The course also investigates how youth culture (and generational identity) have been studied in Turkey. It includes a unit in which students undertake a research project of their own on youth culture and/or generational identity in Istanbul.