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SOCI 305 1 1/28/2010 Contemporary Conceptualizations of Childhood: Fear and Anxiety in Context SOCI 305 Fears (Adult attempts to control) o Children growing up “too fast” o Abductions, safety o Knowing “too much” o Risky behavior o Diet anxiety o Parenting o Education Cold War o funding for math and science education Golden era of childhood- mid 20 th century Civil Rights movement o School desegregation like at Little Rock War: Vietnam, Gulf War o Protests against the wars o Older generation sees the young as being disrespectful, self-centered Cable news created fear Dr. Spock and child-bearing manuals 1950s
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Unformatted text preview: o Child science prior to this was about control o Spock said to let them be The me generation- fear that kids were becoming egotistical o Desire for control The more drugs, experimenting children did, the more strict they were with their own kids Technology SOCI 305 2 1/28/2010 1970s inflation and deindustrialization o Shift in economy 1970s-1990s o Divorce rates increase 1963 No fault divorce law- no need to show anyone is at fault Divorce > emotional value o The child is the primary relationship in many adults lives...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course SOCI 305 taught by Professor Sternheimer during the Spring '10 term at USC.

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