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SOC314 March 6th Margaret Nelson Reading

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC314H1
Professor
Bonnie Fox
Semester
Winter

Description
Margaret Nelson, 2010. Introduction: no playpen - Helicopter parent- mother or father who hovers over a student of any age - Hovering often intense and welcomed by young adults - Example: intensive frequent communication both parents and children desire it equally - Hovering and possible link to new techonology?? - Professional middle class- parenting out of control - Middle/working class parents- parenting with limits - A descriptive Lens: The Importance of Class - Privileged parents put child rearing front and center - Ex, they avoid shortcuts (playpens) - Professional middle-class parents want both to protect their children from growing up too quickly and to push them to high achievement at an early age - Way lower/middle class and professional middle class view education is different - Working-class and middle class parents assume that higher education will prepare their children to live on their own; they are more concerned with skills that will ensure self-suffici
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