child socialization

child socialization - Some agents of child socialization...

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Some agents of child socialization Influenced by: o Family o School o Religion o Peers o Work o Media Social classes in the U.S. Upper class: o Politicians o Celebrities o CEOs Middle class: o Managers o Professionals Working class: o Blue collar o Service workers Lower class (poor): o Un-employed o Under-employed Unequal Childhoods by Annette Lareau Participant observation in the daily lives of families Found that the middle class parents practiced concerted cultivation
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o Parent actively fosters and assesses child’s talents, opinions, and skills o Daily life full of structured activities o Language use between parent and children often uses a lot of reasoning and negotiation o Parents intervene with the child’s formal institutions Also found that working class and poor parents used accomplishment of natural growth o Parent cares for the child by providing basic necessities and allows the child to grow up on their own o
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course SOCL 2001 taught by Professor Mecom during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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