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2-9 Notetaker - Theorizing Childhood Child science: experts...

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Theorizing Childhood Child science: experts telling parents how to raise their children o Wealthier, growing middle class emotional value of children o Mothers and childcare during Industrial Revolution o Growth of social sciences: psychology and sociology Children in the social sciences (focuses) o Stages of development o Imitation o Controlling behavior o Learning through conditioning o Environmental influences o Assumptions: 1) Children are blank slates 2) Children going through this constant evolution with endpoint as adulthood Corsaro’s Reading o Normal sociology textbooks- chapter on children Mothers shaping children- bad influences Gender Feral children o Primary way children are viewed: SOCIALIZATION (environmental) Molded as children, by society- internalize society Children seen as passive absorbers/observers Something else is shaping children- no agency- dominated by outside forces Identity-outside forces shape identity Adults in training
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