Soc 204 Unequal Childhoods

Soc 204 Unequal Childhoods - Childrearing Approach...

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Concerted Cultivation: Childrearing approach in middle class families Key elements: Parent actively fosters and assesses child’s talents, opinions, and skills Accomplishment of natural growth: Childrearing approach in working class and poor families Key elements: Parent cares for child and allows child to grow Childrearing Approach
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The study is based on observations and interviews [kids and parents] Children 8-10 yrs old 1st phase: observation in third grade public schools In the Metropolitan area in the North East These schools served neighborhoods in one working-class area and a nearby poor black area. One half of the children were white, one half are black and there was one interracial child. Total 137 interviews [interviewed all 88 kid’s parents Methodology
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By: Annette Lareau Presented by: A. Unique Wardlaw and Marquette Branch Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race and Family Life Article # 23
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How many of your parents told you what to do rather than reasoning with you? Discussions Question #1
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course SOC 204 taught by Professor Gold during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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