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HUMA 1970
Cheryl Cowdy- Crawford

Geoffrey Pearson – moral panic occurs around every 20 years regarding childhood Alison Clarke (p.29, 37) – culture of children‟s birthday parties, looks at class and mothering and how a birthday party NEEDS certain aspects about it to make it a good birthday party and how not being of financial capability affects family Majority world vs minority world - New sociology of childhood - Michael Foucault – responsible for the term „discourse‟. Things could be different in the back, geneology John Locke (82) – Tabula Rasa (blank slate) discourse, children as being capable of education, he rejected the idea of how children are born with original sin Jean-Jacque Rousseau – romantic philosopher, children are born pure, close to nature. UNCRC – 54 legally binding articles to protect children‟s rights, not been ratified by USA and Somalia, divided into 4 sections Charles Darwin (112) – new science of child science, kept diary on his son Doddy, following Darwin was when the study Agency – capacity to shape, influence or impact their own social world, new social studies of childhood recognizes children as agents of social change, but you must be critical Jean Piaget (126-135) – development discourse, children develop through stages but creates an idea of universal childhood Lev Vygotsky - Ethnocentrism - Belief that other cultures are “strange” and “inferior” when really they are just different - Interpreting and evaluating other cultures from values and beliefs of your own Cultural Relativism - acknowledging and affirming others‟ cultural beliefs and practices Historiography – the study of how history has been interpreted and recorded Judy Dunn – study is based on close observation with children with everyday settings in life, observes family environment rather than office or lab, children are active participants in what structures their world, humans are autonomous beings Equifinality – how parental Participant Observation – rather than observing from afar, the researcher will parti
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