CH01_A_Community_Destroyed - child b No positive incentives...

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ISS 210 Dr. Handrick I. GRASSY NARROWS: A COMMUNITY DESTROYED A. Anger and Despair 1. Suicide Rate (204/100,000) is 17 times Canadian rate (12.1/100,000). a) Indicates hopelessness (26 suicides in the 11 to 19 year old group in 1978-1979) b) Erosion of symbols and "points of reference" c) Model of social change and the formation of a new normative consensus. B. Drinking (discussed above) C. Failure to Thrive 1. School dropouts a) Parental neglect - social norm against telling someone, even a child, what to do. In a tight knit family unit it was unnecessary since the role models were in place and affectively bonded with the
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Unformatted text preview: child. b) No positive incentives. 2. Neglect of children. a) Stew on the stove. Eat when you're hungry. Now its junk food. b) Caudill on Chippewa children and undependable adults (pp.421-426). 3. Child abuse 4. Sniffing Gasoline (inability to learn from previous actions) D. Causes of Breakdown 1. End of Isolation a) 1963 Moved from the Old Reserve. Broke the ancient patterns of community. b) Broad based contact with the White society. c) Introduction of social programs broke the old ties of mutual interdependence. 2. Mercury Poisoning (Chapters 9 & 10)...
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