Childhood Crisis Relationships
Reading from Margaret Atwood cat eye
Cordelia and grace – put her in a hole and covered her up , dim, cold, damp, game and she know it Sadness, betrayal, darkness, other got her out eventually she was crying can’t remember The 3 questions to be answer
Remember childhood in past different to now , contour of reflections UNIEFC report
5 aims of every child should matter
Medieval childhood didn’t excise
Bethel green Mrs bliss -parent generation.
Focus on personal experience as a childhood reflect on your own experience then light of what they should studied building a bridge between their existing preconceptions and the module. Using extract from what the author is saying.
Sociological and anthropological perspetive.
Children in past rewrite information’s from 3!different sources Huge Cunningham examines child labour.
Victorian view of childhood 1950.
Examines stress, crime, suicide, mental health matters.
Child labour is outlaw and a few light jobs.
Education is universal Share ideas about concerns, children , daily lives are different Aries historical construction paintings
John Locke children capable of defining adult hood and education Rousseau influential experiment, modern childhood, argument
Philosopher – Locke and Rousseau conceptualised children how they should be educated, Layout structure Keep headings out like introduction and conclusion direct answer to a question Summary sentences at end of each paragraph how contributes to the essay questions .
Concept of childhood, children in minority world are seen.
Frank Furedi 2001
Play and adventure
Fictional children of 1950s conjured up by Enid Blyton
Rousseau – children came from god
Romantic ideas still influence the way we think about childhood Crisis relationships between past and present.
Pregnancy magazines relate to parent issues.
Analysing a range of sources.
Outlining the features that may contribute to the idea of childhood is in crisis personal reflection childhood past and presents
Memories of childhood past , minority world context focusing particularly on the uk public commentary on childhood appeared to the haunted by the spectre of darkness and danger UNIEFC report 2007 on well being and the. USA are second bottom
Sue Palmer 2006 (txt) that technological change over the last 26 years had a big impact on modern life.
Frank Furedi (2001) located the trouble spots of contempary childhood within families in crisis had destabilising impact of parents , parental fear of safety for their children safety, parent feel powerless in their paranoid state. He concluded that child rearing pratice are linked to parenting style that encouraged by culture.
Every child matter (2004) the government green paper promted by the death of Victoria climbe – every child matter summarised they needs as requiring help and support to stay healthy stay safe ,enjoy and acheive, make a positive contribution achieve economic well-being. These 5 aims focus on children act 2004,
England first children commissioner (2005) professor
Al Aynsley-green – work with the government that complement the United Nations conventions on the right of the child.
Level Of obesity led the British medical association into debate – overfeeding children was it a sign of neglect?
Huge Cunningham – (1995) crisis civilisation creted greater distance between children and adults
Mothers and children must have educated in matters of hygiene and duties of care
Reduction in infant mortality.
Moral Panic – Cohen (1979) study mod and rockers in SE London folk devils in reports .
Geoffrey Pearson (1973) – studied hooligan a history of fears .
Martin Baker – comics to be bad for boys, violence, social networking , internet bullying,
Bairman , Beck , Giddnen , nuclear family , pure relationships, the break of a family Unit, IVF, Surrogate family ( TV Series Friends)
Parenting in Late modernity – pregnancy magazines – consumption practice of parents the baby market.
Alison Clark – focus on children parties interaction between mothers and commercial work her analysis point to the social significance.
Hardyment ( 2007) increase the number of books and magazines
Pregnancy is special time to be pampered is supplement by the romantic notionAnternal Scan, 3d and 4d scans , photographs , private capture moment if you want to pay Stem cells retrieval at birth cost £1250
Media report and media txt commentary and policy orientated account , manifestation and boundaries
Furedi and Parmer – Toxic Cocktail
Summary of chapter 1, childhood in crisis;
Memories of childhood can be evocative and powerful and may raise a range of emotions that have a bearing on how we think childhood should be.
The idea that childhood is in crisis is developed across a range of sites; media texts, cultural commentary and policy documents.
Concerns over children’s happiness and well-being have been expressed in policy documents commissioned by the UK government.
A historical perspective can be instructive in understanding how concerns about childhood are conceptualized and given meaning.
Cultural studies, approaches and late-modern social theory offer different perspectives for understanding the idea of childhood in crisis.
Contemporary meanings of childhood are shaped by the links between the past and the present.
Contemporary accounts of risk and crisis draw upon earlier conceptualisations of childhood particularly romantic ideals.
Contemporary parenting practices are shaped by prevailing discourses.
The legacy of the romantic movement can be seen in parent-child relationships in the present.
The commercial world is a feature of family life, extending far beyond the scope of what children need.
Medical procedures, such as ultrasound scanning, and technological advances, such as stem cell retrieval, have been integrated into the range of consumer products available to parents…..