CHILDHOOD: studies

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Aries
Childhood didn't exist in medieval society, after the dependent stage they were absorbed into the world of adults
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Postman
Childhood is disappearing, children are becoming like adults - similar rights and actions
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Shorter
High death rates encouraged indifference and neglect of infants, newborns often called after their dead sibling or referred to as 'it'
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Child soldiers
Girls used as sex slaves, drugged and forced to fight, as young as 6
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Gittins (Conflict View- Marxist/Feminist)
Age Patriarchy- adults make children economically dependent by preventing them from working, adult control can lead to physical, sexual/mental abuse
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March of Progress View
Steady improvement of the position of children: more rights, protection against abuse, higher standard of living, higher life expectancy, greater access to leisure
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Hockey and James
Resistance: want to escape childhood
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High death rates encouraged indifference and neglect of infants, newborns often called after their dead sibling or referred to as 'it'

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Girls used as sex slaves, drugged and forced to fight, as young as 6

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Age Patriarchy- adults make children economically dependent by preventing them from working, adult control can lead to physical, sexual/mental abuse

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