Parents and Children

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  • Parents and Children
    • 1. Power
      • New Right - pester power
        • Laws designed to protect children
          • Commit crime and anti social behaviour
      • Gatrell - children used by parent  to control partner
        • E.g. confused and helpless in power struggle
          • Gatrell - couples compete
    • 3. Family breakdown / Social policy
      • Policies - build good close relationships
        • extended maternity and paternity leave / flexible hours / parenting classes
      • New right - relationship is becoming damaged
        • Work longer hours / attention = feral
          • E.g. London riots - 12 to 16 year olds
    • 2. Emotional Contact
      • Dermott - attitudes towards fathers role
        • Intimate father / traditional father
      • The equal opportunities commission - traditional breadwinner
        • Lacking emotional confidence
    • 4. End of childhood
      • Palmer - trophy children / toxic childhood
        • Taught by the media E.g. TV, consoles , social networks
      • Media outlets - express their views
        • Abusive / negative relationships

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