LN 10.16.07 -2

LN 10.16.07 -2 - Tuesday, October 16, 2007 SOCIOLOGY 252...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007 SOCIOLOGY 252 Lecture: How do fathers differ from mothers? o How do fathers care as opposed to mothers? o Type of activity More often, fathers are playing o Verbal exchanges Mothers are more repetitive, more frequently use the questioning form,  oriented more towards explaining things Verbalize less, more frequently using the command form, more  demanding language partners, force the child to say something again if  not clearly said, fathers actually promote children’s integration in the  world by being more demanding o Children’s dependency Fathers are less tolerant of children’s dependant behavior, esp when the  child is a boy o Surprises  Exhibit what researchers call unconventional behavior Throw off the child Gives the child a certain edge/weariness, encourage the child to develop  more self-control/boundaries o Before, fathers said to be: absent, violent, uninvolved Cultural ideas of fatherhood o Anxiety about having to support their family o No choices, only responsibility
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Tuesday, October 16, 2007 o Corporate world of life- manhood= sexuality o Nicholas Townsend- The Package Deal
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