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Lecture 7

Lecture 7

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Health Studies
Jason Ramsay

thLec 7 March 7Status Social Capital and Child Development Edward Hopper Edward Hopper was an American painter trained in Paris who began depicting simple urban scenes His work was about aloneness and urban alienation In his work there is a sense that although people are in closer proximity to one another in cities ironically they are lonelier because of it His work was realistic He was a member of the Ashcan School Urban alienationA interesting wikipedia link for a definiton of urban alienation is the sociological study of social life and human interaction in metropolitan areasUrban alienation and social capital Hopper was concerned with the psychological relationship between people and places especially within urban American cities His works suggests an uneasy relationship with place and a diminished relationship with people Importantly he shows us places that were traditionally for meeting people now producing uneasy solitude Automat 1927 a painting by Edward Hopper which portrays a lone woman staring into a cup of coffee in an Automat at night Lack of groups Notably there is a lack of the group as subject Hopper is observing that we no longer congregate that we tend to pair off if at all for social interaction Facial expressions are neutral or suggestive of sadness There is something missing from urban life Putnams model of social capital a person ties is a combination of bridging bonding and linking Psychological Aspects of Social Capital Structural versus Cognitive conceptualizationEmbedded within commun
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