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Unformatted text preview: Week 11: Family and Community Processes November 4, 2010 Invisible Inequality • Language Use o Concerted Cultivation: reasoning, child contest adult statements, extended negotiations o Accomplishment of Natural Growth: directives very brief and direct, rarely questions adult • Social Connections o Concerted Cultivation: weak extended family ties, easy access to professionals, homogenous groupings o Accomplishment of Natural Growth: strong extended family ties, heterogeneous groupings • Differences in Parents Understanding of Their Roles o Concerted Cultivation: cultivating child’s talents, broadening world view o Accomplishment of Natural Growth: providing love, food, shelter, safety • Interventions in Institutions o Concerted Cultivation o Accomplishment of Natural Growth: dependence on institutions • Consequences: o Concerted Cultivation: emerging sense of entitlement on the part of the child o Accomplishment of Natural Growth: emerging sense of constraint on the part of the child ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course SOCIOLOGY 81846 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '10 term at Berkeley.

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