The future of childhood


Toxic childhood - means that rapid technological change and cultural changes have damaged children's health, emotional and psychological development

Child centerdness - means that the child becomes making in the family

Information hierarchy - means a division between those who can access information and those that can't. Prior to the invention of the invention of the internet this was much more pronounced 

Disappearing childhood thesis:Neil Postman

Childhood as we know it is disappearing at a rapid rate die to the collapse of the information hierarchy

Evidence - growth of technology gives children much more access to information and ways to participate in the adult world, children given the same rights as adults

Evaluation - Opie - childhood is not disappearing…


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