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Unformatted text preview: g. 9/11 has shaped us i. Increased patriotism/security/loss of privacy ii. War in Iraq h. Mills- the facts of contemporary history are also the facts of each man and woman i. Men feel as if their private lives are a series of traps 1. They move vicariously and remain spectators ii. Society is industrialized 1. Peasant is a worker 2. When wars happen, insurance salesman becomes rocket launcher iii. Baby boomers iv. Echo boomers (video) 1. Locating a social group 2. Daily activities- hyper/over-scheduling 3. History of childhood globally 4. Value of being attatched to children has changed generation to generation 5. Meaning of childhood different in eras 6. Teamwork 7. Technology 8. Competition/pressure 9. Consumers 10. Conformity 11. Class specific...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 107 taught by Professor Irvine during the Fall '07 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '07