Values and Norms of Crestwood Heights
<ul><li>Values and Norms of Crestwood Heights (Upper-Middle Class Community): </li></ul>
<ul><li>Education is stressed so As and Bs are expected and college is a must! It starts with pre-school nurseries. </li><...
<ul><li>Parents are “Movers and shakers” of the community which teaches kids to be involved </li></ul>
<ul><li>Because of this involvement, lives are scheduled and punctuality is important </li></ul>
<ul><li>Possessions are important </li></ul>
<ul><li>Family size is well planned and orderly  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Parents try to spend quality time with their kids but should feel free to have their own social life.  Nannies and...
<ul><li>Chores are done around the home, teaching responsibility  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Individual sports are emphasized </li></ul>
<ul><li>Norms and Values of the West-End of Boston (Working Class Community): </li></ul>
<ul><li>Education is important.  A’s are great but C’s are acceptable.  College is hoped for.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Parents spend a lot of time with neighbors and so do kids.  Friends are the most important thing in some kids’ liv...
<ul><li>Parents don’t want their kids to embarrass them in the neighborhood so they need to stay out of trouble. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Families are valued but divorce is common  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Team sports are emphasized </li></ul>
<ul><li>Values and Norms of the Urban Housing Project: </li></ul>
<ul><li>Education is not emphasized; rather street survival skills are stressed. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Families are often single-parent and parents are often too busy or tired to spend time with kids so they are often...
<ul><li>Role models and significant others are too often people on the street involved in illegal activities  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Each class tends to teach children the values and norms that lead them to stay in the same class as their parents....
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Values And Norms Of Crestwood Heights

  1. 1. Values and Norms of Crestwood Heights
  2. 2. <ul><li>Values and Norms of Crestwood Heights (Upper-Middle Class Community): </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Education is stressed so As and Bs are expected and college is a must! It starts with pre-school nurseries. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Parents are “Movers and shakers” of the community which teaches kids to be involved </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Because of this involvement, lives are scheduled and punctuality is important </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Possessions are important </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Family size is well planned and orderly </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Parents try to spend quality time with their kids but should feel free to have their own social life. Nannies and baby sitters are carefully chosen </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Chores are done around the home, teaching responsibility </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Individual sports are emphasized </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Norms and Values of the West-End of Boston (Working Class Community): </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Education is important. A’s are great but C’s are acceptable. College is hoped for. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Parents spend a lot of time with neighbors and so do kids. Friends are the most important thing in some kids’ lives but families are often close. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Parents don’t want their kids to embarrass them in the neighborhood so they need to stay out of trouble. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Families are valued but divorce is common </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Team sports are emphasized </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Values and Norms of the Urban Housing Project: </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Education is not emphasized; rather street survival skills are stressed. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Families are often single-parent and parents are often too busy or tired to spend time with kids so they are often unsupervised. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Role models and significant others are too often people on the street involved in illegal activities </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Each class tends to teach children the values and norms that lead them to stay in the same class as their parents. </li></ul>

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