Childhood isnt universal

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  • Childhood isn't univeral
    • Stephen wagg
    • Cross cultural evidence
      • child soldiers
        • over 12 million orphaned/separated from their family
        • Youngest is 5
        • Fight in over 75% of wars
        • easily persuaded due to fear
      • street children in india
        • over 18 million
        • turn to drugs
        • sent out to help family
        • many adopted by gangs to commit crime
    • Historical evidence
      • Philllipe aries
        • looked at expressive documents and dairies
        • 80th century was century of child
        • As soon as child could live without constant care they were adults
        • high IMR due to poor healthcare
        • Treated as economic assets
        • child labour
      • Pstricia kruppa
        • aries romatices childhood
        • 80% of children 'battered children'
        • weren't treated as unique
        • spare the rod spoil the child
        • 30% died before age 14
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