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Sociology 120: Week Six . Exam results: 35-102, median 77.5 82% C and above Exams: what you can do if your exam results were disappointing Come to my office during office hours (MWF, 9.30-10.30) to go over the questions you missed and ask me about them if you don’t see why you were wrong

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Sociology 120 week six

Sociology 120: Week Six

  • Exam results: 35-102, median 77.5

  • 82% C and above

  • Exams: what you can do if your exam results were disappointing

    • Come to my office during office hours (MWF, 9.30-10.30) to go over the questions you missed and ask me about them if you don’t see why you were wrong

      2. Essay exam option the next time around

      3. Extra credit

      4. Read and mark text; attend class; review.

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Longitudinal family studies

Longitudinal family studies

  • Video: “Surviving the Good Times”

  • Q’s for class:

    • The Neumann family, making around $40,000 a year, is doing worse financially than Tony’s parents. Why, and with what consequences?

      --The Stanley finances are even worse. Why are they doing better as a family?

      Do we know what is the best way to raise kids?

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Annette lareau unequal childhoods

Annette Lareau: Unequal Childhoods

  • Research basis: Intensive observation of 12 families, half middle class, half working class and poor, divided equally into African American and white families… all had a child in third grade (see appendix A for research methodology)

  • Lareau and her research assistants: about 20 hours per family… “Treat us like the family dog.”

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Preview of the book s argument in chapter one hour glass

Preview of the book’s argument in chapter one (hour glass)

  • Different styles of childrearing by social class that convey important advantages as children grow up and compete for place in a highly stratified society (building on work of Pierre Bourdieu—see appendix B)(

    • “Concerted Cultivation” pp 1-2

    • “Natural growth” p. 3

    • Which is the better way? How were you raised?

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