University:

Email Address:

Phone Number:

Spanish Youth Since 1975: Challenge & Achievement International Business Program Spring 2022 Semester CEA & UAB Hybrid - Barcelona

Flight Credit Get a Flight Credit worth up to $1,000 when you apply with code* by February 17, 2023

Spanish Youth Since 1975: Challenge & Achievement

Spanish Youth Since 1975: Challenge & Achievement Course Overview

OVERVIEW

CEA Partner Institution: CEA Barcelona Center
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Primary Subject Area: Sociology
Other Subject Area: Cultural Studies
Instruction in: English
Course Code: SOC361
Course Details: Level 300
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 45
Prerequisites: None.

DESCRIPTION

This course considers contemporary expressions and representations of Spanish youth since the death of Francisco Franco in 1975. Addressing social topics such as drug and alcohol use, affordable housing, joblessness, political activism, education reform, and family life, this course asks a number of pertinent and oppressing questions about contemporary Spain. What motivates Spanish youth today? Are the young of Spain politically active or apathetic? How and why has political engagement fluctuated over time? What issues do young Spanish women, recent immigrants and Catalans face today? What is causing late emancipation and low birthrates?

To answer these questions, you will investigate specific social and political movements, such as the anti-military movement, the Okupa movement, and more recent activist groups opposed to bullfighting, denouncing the housing shortage amid Spain's mortgage crisis, protesting the Plan Bolonya in universities, and in support of the 15M movement of 2011. You will also discover and analyze the musical and popular genres that captured the imagination of Spain's young across successive decades. To this end, you will critique films and song lyrics along with local academic articles in order to grasp and appreciate major social, cultural and political issues mobilizing Spanish youth in the post Franco years.

Field studies in Barcelona include exploring established Okupa houses, the former bullring Las Arenas, unemployment offices, and universities. You will discuss these issues directly with young Spanish people. The aim of the course is for American college students to better understand their peers in Spain enabling them to reach cross-cultural understanding as well as providing them with the tools to initiate conversation in a variety of settings.

This course was previously offered as SOC331
This course is cross-listed as CUL361

This course is currently pending the approval of the University of New Haven.

Receive a $1,000 Flight Credit when you apply by February 17, 2023

Get your flight credit code and access to Passbook in two easy steps. With Passbook, you can track your favorite programs and courses, save flight credits, and watch videos on the destination you're interested in.

Apply Now

Step 1 of 2

Step 2 of 2


*By providing your mobile number, you agree to receive recurring text messages from CEA Study Abroad notifying you of important program deadlines. Message and data rates may apply.

Privacy Policy   |   Mobile Terms   |   Flight Credit Rules

Your flight credit has been added to your Passbook. Apply now or view your Passbook to begin the next step in your journey.

LET'S CHAT