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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC364H1
Professor
Brent Berry
Semester
Fall

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SOC364 NOV 21, 2012 SPECIAL POPULATIONS Dependency ration early lifes dependent families and the elderly no longer in workforce and ncreasing rates suffering types of illness and phsy and mental imapriemnts One emp orientated how neigh infleucnes adol health, main journel in soc health pup in and use survey data and what parts neigh most infl for adol mental health outcomes Revies essay, urb and aging, overview intersection issue of aging and issues aging society and challenge of cities issues of the built form Indian posse film, life in abororingal gang territory, ind level and family level and larger neughborrhood and comm. Dynamic interaction that infleucne behavior and actions and outcomes rich description looking at family around involvement in gang activity and tension of family and community and desires of indi 3 - The young and then aging - Some ado more resilient - Same conditions, like social outcomes a lot of variation - More so then central tendency, sum stats are central tendency stats - Most interesting is the variation and key theme is understading what conteibutes to this variation why young do well and others don’t or mental health problems so variable and trace to many things - Is their family history predisposed, immediate life and move out and trace what is contributing to mentall health outcomes - Some ind resilancy but not always born with some extent might be temeprant and personality characteristics usually dyn interaction ie respond to difderent condtions - Complx of nature vs nnurture evidence environment is important some say born this way active thread of research understand these things - Agreed Is resilinacy is both nurtured and predisposed to see things difernt ways - Nurture env and protection raise healtier young people and coping resources to address risk - Manifest in parenting strageties, the hym of tiger mom Chinese approaches to parenting hardening children through strict regimine - Indi children and provide leeway and find own path is a another way not a lot of agreement and which is best is different for different people - Parent accordingly - Don’t respond all same way some benfit some don’t - Family, school comm. - Young people more limited to certain locations - Really good swings not allowed to go and older can go there - Expanding env over the years young more constrained and inst more localized family and household and school main ones and - Comm. More nebulus what does it mean some more organized some not some just through interactions opp and kids start orgainizing on their own kids parents and peers and teachers - Difference in role models - The challenges of boys growing up single parent families - Get older languages and culter influence outcomes 4 - Context works in many ways - Squash it tried to get young people to address not make something phys alteraction but use of language diffuse language - Pup health perspective lot of violence between after school and evening meal related to disagreements, revenge is there something that can down by building in culture of youth backing down - Coming from outside epidemiologist - Aimed intercity youth in us - Use phrase hand gesture to promote walking way - Resource have to deal with conflict to save face - Followed up and promotion give people language that was necessary and work way into culture and contrcutively utilized - Survey - Least likely - Interventions have most on provding money for programs after scholl or counseling or improveing housing more creatively a lot dealing with conflict saving face and maintain dignity - Context and different context need tool address conflict - Not have langaigae or mean addressing conflicts other aspects not make difference 5 - 1996 - Mental health disorders - A lot of variation - Internalizing disorders depress and anx - And external conduct dis – manifested through conduct not self reported written up in school defiant - Gather this data from young and admin from school and law enforecement - And adol appraisal of neighborhood - Neighborhood important disorders manifest to what extent - Subjective appraisal is important to develop internal and external disorders - Ambient – something in env in the air – there and perceive it to be there not see it but infleucning you like dust - Soc coh – people in community are close and act postivly - Subject appra - And broke neigh down into diff categories based on census data based socio eco stuata and racial ethnic makeup 6 - Account by what extent neighborhood or other variables - Casual pathways investigating - Strucuter characteristic of neighnorr influence subjective appraisal - Arguing experiential aspects are key - Some strcuutr variables not always account for variation like ses - But how experience - Arrows denote casuality - And adjust for ind and family background variables - Need adjust for ind characteristics - Not adjust misinterpreting the correlations as causal 7 8 - Disorder by neighborrhod context - Commonly down quant research accound for variation of dependent variable - Just depression and anxity disorder - Correlation with independent - Break inde to different types - Percentage of households in same home - Census 5 years how freq people move - Perception of neighoorhoods - And attributes of family and adol - Key result to what extent perceptions of neighborhood matter - Star indicated stat sig - One star less then 5 times out of 100 chance - 3 is less then 3 of 1000 - Stats sig coreltaion between variables - And ambient hazards increase anxienty increases - Social cohesion is stat sig is for depression - Other ones not stat sign - Depression as increase depression decreases - Large sample of young people stat sig corealtion between perception of neighborhoods for preciticitng - Perceptions are important - Social cohesion is sig in net of other variables social cohesion stat sig - Thought were not are anymore sig - Perceived social cohesion is sig - How important perceptions are - How ult context infleuces us and how interprest reality looking thorugh eyes not all see same thing - Deneidng own personal characteristics - Utl how perceive social cohesion and ambient how expericne thorugh depression and other opp disorders Needs and risl of old - Ecol of aging - Important area fo study as society aging challenges of aging more and more bigger part of research - Where we live important sorce of stability - Place more impr as get older - Older people stay home longer in imprt mental helath and moving correlted with mortality - Why - People move out of home are ill research suggest more and contribute greater phys illness in future - Attach meaning to objects and older more memories and places nearby, who we are often where we are from - Harder build more mental maps as we are older - Live places hard going change - Many cities much of challenge - Torontp healtier much city done quite well - Cities in north America lots of decline and decline investment and pop dwindled and exi
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