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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC367H1
Professor
M.Cheng
Semester
Fall

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SOC367 – Week 5: Sexuality October 9, 2013 Amy Schalet (question of sleepover) • Comparing American parents vs. Dutch parents  • 90% (White middle­class) Americans parents said no, while 90% (White middle­ class) Dutch parents said yes.  • American: hostile to the family, ranging hormones (biologically­driven;  disruptive power) – adolescent sexually emerges from a biological source within  the individual and possesses a disruptive power.  Dutch – as long as they are in relationship, sex is fine; openness (no secret)  • Sleepover: U.S. – not under my roof; asserting Parental control while also giving  “space”; parental authority and conflict­ridden independence and hierarchal  behavior, control over their children and respect through hierarchy and control –  vertical respect Dutch – bring him/her to the family; exert parental control through cultivating  self­regulation; emphasize ‘pleasant togetherness’ through communication  (want to be same room as their children and partner; mutual consideration  (family unity and harmony) and see their children to mature enough to take  care of themselves; respect through more communication and horizontal  respect  ▯Tension, when children want to get independent, there are always conflict  between parents and them.   ▯Difference of family values    Video: Ellen coming out to her parents ­ She tried to communicate with her parents, but her parents denied first (may  be they think that she’s stressed out and other stuff) and they want her to keep  in herself  Importance of “Context”  ­ The U.S. and the Netherland: “western modern societies” with different  cultural logics ­ Unpacks the analytical category of what is considered as “western” – the  category; within the same culture, lots of diversity
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