Revision

1,590 views

Published on

Family revision cue cards

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,590
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Revision

  1. 1. Revision<br /> The Family<br />
  2. 2. Question<br />What is a beanpole family?<br />
  3. 3. Answer<br />Beanpole – in countries like Britain and the US, the number of children per generation has steadily gone down, while life span has increased. This has led to a shape of family tree that some researchers have likened to a beanpole — tall and thin, with few people in each generation. The term beanpole family has been around in the academic literature at least since 1987, but it rarely appears elsewhere.<br />
  4. 4. Question<br />What is meant by the term social construction of childhood?<br />
  5. 5. Answer<br />Childhood as an age status is not fixed or universal.<br />The experience and meaning of childhood differs across societies, time periods and between different groups.<br />Childhood is therefore socially constructed – it is shaped by society. <br />
  6. 6. Would you like more of the same?<br />Would you find another twenty similar questions useful?<br />Then visit http://sociologytwynham.wordpress.com/test/<br />

×